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Cave/Cavern/Mine Attraction:King Arthur's Labyrinth at King Arthurs Labyrinth

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Dark Age Boatman guides you through the Labyrinth

Dark Age Boatman guides you through the Labyrinth

Guided by a Dark Age Boatman through immense caverns and winding tunnels, you will find ancient Welsh legends brought to life with dramatic scenes, light and sound.
Dark Age Boatman guides you through the Labyrinth

Cave/Cavern Attraction, next open Wed 1 Sep - Sun 31 Oct 2021, £6.65-£13.30

Corris Craft Centre,
Corris,
Machynlleth,
Powys,
SY20 9RF

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Details

THE UNDERGROUND STORYTELLING ADVENTURE
Sail through the magical veil of a waterfall into a legendary world awash with stories of dragons, giants, fierce battles and the legendary King Arthur.
Once your boat docks you will be guided through winding tunnels and vast caverns of the Labyrinth by your guide, a hooded Dark Age Boatman. Inside the Labyrinth ancient Welsh legends unfold:

ANCIENT WELSH LEGENDS
-Enjoy the ancient Welsh legend of The Battle of Camlan, where King Arthur battles his evil nephew Mordred.
- Hear the story of King Gwrtheyrn, who was trying to build a new castle in North Wales but each night the foundations crumbled. With Merlin's help, 2 dragons were found fighting deep underground, one Red and one White.
-Enjoy the ancient tale of Bran the Blessed, King of the island of the Mighty many years before King Arthur was born. Find out the drastic action that King Arthur took when he was told that "Bran the Blessed's magical powers still protect the country today"
These ancient Welsh legends, and more, unfold deep underground with dramatic scenes, light and sound Enjoy an exciting finale - Dragon River. Your adventures underground may disturb the Guardians of the Labyrinth. Will you avoid their clutches and return safely to the outside world?

The tales told are many of the earliest Welsh legends which celebrate the coming of Arthur, a King with extraordinary powers who defeated the Saxons and brought peace to our Islands.

Cool when hot and dry when wet, this is the perfect attraction for all ages in all weathers.

The adventure continues above ground with further attractions to explore.

In Lost Legends of The Stone Circle you'll find more mythical stories, intriguing characters and The Stone Circle as you navigate the snaking paths of a maze. Pick up clues from around the maze to complete our quiz and you'll win yourself a medal!

King Arthur's Labyrinth & Lost Legends of The Stone Circle start from the CORRIS CRAFT CENTRE in Mid Wales which is also home to 9 craft studios and the resident designer-makers. Find unique handcrafted items for your home, garden and gifts for others. You can also drop by to make your own crafts.

Y CROCHAN CAFE
Next to King Arthur's Labyrinth is Y Crochan cafe where delicious local produce is used across the all-day menu. Enjoy freshly ground morning coffee (the coffee beans are expertly roasted by the Baristas at Zealots Coffee in North Wales) tea, hot chocolate or a cold drink with a great selection of locally baked cakes and biscuits. There’s an all day Breakfast bap menu too, choose from Welsh sausages, bacon, eggs and mushrooms or enjoy a tasty fully loaded breakfast bap with all four fillings.
The delicious lunch menu includes the popular selection of Welsh Rarebits where a traditional Welsh recipe is used. Choose from a traditional Welsh Rarebit or add a tasty topping including bacon, garlic mushrooms and hot Welsh mustard. This year’s brand new burger menu has a range of steak burgers, lamb, sausage and vegan burgers, all served on a sourdough beer bap. Other options include Y Crochan made soup, Welsh Lamb cawl, Freshly Baked Pie with Mash Potato and Coleslaw, a range of jacket potatoes and freshly cooked pasta dishes.
Enjoy afternoon tea with freshly baked Y Crochan scones and Bara Brith. A range of speciality teas and traditional teas (freshly ground coffee or choose from a range of cold drinks if you prefer) are available.
Tell the staff about any food allergies or special diets, they will be able to cater for your needs.
There is free WIFI with seating available indoors and outdoors.

WELSH FOOD AND DRINK SHOP
Linked via an archway from the cafe is Bwtri Y Crochan a Welsh Food and Drink shop where you'll find shelves of mouth-watering produce which has been grown, reared and produced often within a few miles of Corris. Browse the shelves for Welsh honey, ciders, beers, wines, whiskey, jams, chutneys, preserves, Welsh chilli products, biscuits, cakes, Welsh coffee and teas, eggs, cheeses and lots more. Welsh food and drink hampers are a speciality and available all year round; choose delicious Welsh produce from our shelves and we will create a perfect hamper for you to take away.

With free parking and lots to do why not make a day of it...

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberTelephone (public)Welcome HostAccepts groupsElectric car charging point

Children welcomeSmoking not allowed

Groups and coach parties are asked please to prebook with discounts available for pre-booked groups of 15 passengers or more. A Changing Places facility is available with access 24/7 with a RADAR key. During opening hours a RADAR key is available from the cafe.

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Wed 1 Sep - Sun 31 Oct 2021 Mon - Sun 10:00 to 17:00
King Arthur's Labyrinth underground adventure reopens on 17th May 2021. Our Gift Shop opens daily from 10am to 5pm.

Prices

2021 Admission to King Arthur's Labyrinth
Adult £13.30
Child £8.80
Concessionary rates for pre-booked groups of 15 or more call 01654 761584 for details

Address

Corris Craft Centre,
Corris,
Machynlleth,
Powys,
SY20 9RF

Directions

Plan route to King Arthurs Labyrinth using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SH 752077  Lat: 52.65412 Long: -3.84965

The King Arthur's Labyrinth adventure starts from the Corris Craft Centre on the main A487 road between Machynlleth and Dolgellau near Corris in Mid Wales. Please don't use our postcode in your satnav as it could misdirect you up a narrow mountain track. Please use "King Arthur's Labyrinth". Or try What3words: ///pens.market.taller

The nearest train station is Machynlleth (6 miles) and there's local public transport serving the village of Corris. Regular buses travel from Aberystwyth, Dolgellau and Machynlleth: X27 and T2 stop right outside and the 34 stops in the village of Corris (a 10 minute walk away).

Various cycle routes pass close by; NCN route 8, Lon Las (North), Lon Las Cymru and Southern Snowdonia Circular.

www.traveline-cymru.info

www.sustrans.org.uk

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 5 miles from Machynlleth station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Electric car charging pointElectric car charging point
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Groups and coach parties are asked please to prebook with discounts available for pre-booked groups of 15 passengers or more. A Changing Places facility is available with access 24/7 with a RADAR key. During opening hours a RADAR key is available from the cafe.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesRamp

Dining

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to restaurant / cafe
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp or lift to the toilets
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp to a specially adapted toilet for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesRestaurant / café well lit and suitable for people with sight impairments
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

Notes

There is a Changing Places facility with access using a RADAR key. During opening hours, a key is available from the cafe.