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Exploring with Corris Mine Explorers

Exploring with Corris Mine Explorers

Exploring the old Braich Goch Slate Mine with Corris Mine Explorers.
Exploring with Corris Mine Explorers

Offer - Attractions

Corris,
Machynlleth,
Powys,
SY20 9RF

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Details

An exciting and rare opportunity to venture into the abandoned and forgotten world of the slate miner.

Our gift vouchers are valid for 12 months and provide the opportunity to explore the virtually untouched dark, damp mine's history and almost feel it come alive as the expert guides share its stories.

Gift vouchers are available for the 1 hour Mini Mine Explorer trips and the 2 hour Maxi Mine Explorer trips.

Baby changing facilitiesCredit cards accepted (no fee)Facilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsElectric car charging point

There are no toilet facilities underground but toilets are available at the Corris Craft Centre before and after your trip. Disabled toilets are also available at the Corris Craft Centre but due to the nature of the Corris Mine Explorers trip, explorers need to be fit and able to walk 1/4 mile (Mini trip), 1/2 mile (Maxi trip) and 2 miles for the Exclusive Mine Expedition.

Address

Corris,
Machynlleth,
Powys,
SY20 9RF

Location and nearby places

Directions

Plan route to Corris Mine Explorers using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SH 749078  Lat: 52.65422 Long: -3.84966

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By car: Located at the Corris Craft Centre in Mid Wales on the main A487 road between Machynlleth and Dolgellau. Please DO NOT use our postcode in your sat nav (it will misdirect you up a narrow one-way track) instead use "Corris Craft Centre".

By public transport: There are regular buses from Aberystwyth, Dolgellau and Machynlleth: X27 and T2 stop right outside and 34 stops in the village of Corris (a 10 minute walk away). Sustrans Cycle Route 8 passes nearby. There are regular direct trains from Birmingham to Machynlleth.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 5 miles from Machynlleth station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • 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
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Electric car charging pointElectric car charging point

There are no toilet facilities underground but toilets are available at the Corris Craft Centre before and after your trip. Disabled toilets are also available at the Corris Craft Centre but due to the nature of the Corris Mine Explorers trip, explorers need to be fit and able to walk 1/4 mile (Mini trip), 1/2 mile (Maxi trip) and 2 miles for the Exclusive Mine Expedition.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • 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 potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu
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