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Silver Mountain Experience

Silver Mountain Experience

Silver Mountain Experience

Guided Tour, next open Mon 1 Apr - Sun 3 Nov 2019, £9.95-£13.50

Ponterwyd,
Aberystwyth,
Ceredigion,
SY23 3AB

Details

Embark on an adventure with a choice of guided tours both above and below ground, discovering the history of our original Victorian Silver-Lead Mine, or experience Welsh fantasy and myth in one of our theatrical experiences. So what are you waiting for? Come and explore!


A Miner's Life: this guided tour immerses you in the original and rare setting of our 250+ year old Silver-Lead mine, both above and below ground and with exclusive access to the Ore Crusher. Discover the fascinating facts of mining life in by-gone times as it would have been seen through the eyes of a miner.


Dragon's Tale, A Knight's Quest (NEW STORY returns in 2019): Join us on an exciting adventure searching for Grotty, Silver Mountain's mystical, secretive and shy Dragon. Spot the signs and find the clues in the new story, A Knight's Quest, which returns by popular demand. Our actor-lead adventure is perfect for families and young explorers.

The Black Chasm: What terrors lie beneath your feet? Deep underground your worst nightmares will become reality. Beware of the Coblynau, Morgens, Orcs and others creatures that dwell in the darkness. Delve deep into Welsh myth and legend as you explore the winding corridors of Black Chasm…

See our website for more details.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Facilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcome

Free Car Park Café (open to the public as well as visitors) Shop Picnic Area

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Mon 1 Apr - Sun 3 Nov 2019

Prices

Admission to The Silver Mountain Experience includes a guided tour plus all surface attractions:

Adult: £13.50
Child (3-15): £9.95
Seniors & Students £11.50

Under 3s go free!

Want to add an extra tour? Do this when you arrive for £3 per child, £3.50 per senior/student and £4 per adult.

Special rates for advance bookings for schools and groups of 11 or more.

A portion of the entrance fee goes towards maintaining and preserving this unique heritage site.

Address

Ponterwyd,
Aberystwyth,
Ceredigion,
SY23 3AB

Location and nearby places

Directions

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Map reference: SN 733807  Lat: 52.41029 Long: -3.86410

The Silver Mountain Experience is located on the A44 (Aberystwyth - Llangurig (A470) road). It is approximately 11 miles from Aberystwyth and 2 miles from Ponterwyd (A4120) which links to Devils Bridge. Llangurig (A470) is 14 miles away.

It is clearly signposted in the the village of Llywernog, directly opposite the Red Kite Cafe.

The local 525 bus stops on request at the entrance on the A44, with Aberystwyth train station 11 miles away.

www.traveline-cymru.info

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 12 miles from Aberystwyth station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Free Car Park Café (open to the public as well as visitors) Shop Picnic Area

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