Zip World Llechwedd

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Zip World Llechwedd is home to the Deep Mine Tour, which sees you descend 500 feet into the deepest accessible area of the site on Europe's steepest cable railway. Your guide will lead you through ten massive subterranean chambers, highlighting the incredible stories of the miners and the difficult working environment they had to endure.

On the journey you’ll learn of the rich 200-year history of mining at Llechwedd, supplemented by explosive special effects and even a look at how some of the chambers are now used to mature local cheese.

Café

Cafeteria: Situated in an old slate mill where slates were once prepared for shipping and where you will find a wide range of hot and cold meals, light snacks and refreshments on offer.

Gift Shop

Our shop stocks a wide range of gifts including toys and pocket money toys for young visitors, mementoes and gifts on a welsh theme to remind you of your trip to Wales and a range of gifts on a natural theme to complement our slate.

Antur Stiniog Mountain Biking

Come on, pull your lazy nose from the screen of your phone, computer or iPad (other tablets are available), and come and enjoy a totally different and real experience in this amazing area.

The Slate Caverns

A Welsh Slate Mine that has been active since opening in 1836. We are open daily except for Christmas Day and New Year's Day. The Victorian Village is closed 1st October - 31st March.

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Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for groups

Languages

  • French signs/guides
  • German signs/guides

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Postbox
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

The Slate Caverns are located adjacent to the A470 less than 1 mile north of Blaenau Ffestiniog. The town is approximately 6 miles from the A487/A470 junction to the south and 11 miles from the A470/A5 junction to the north.

The Conwy Valley mainline railway terminates here as does the Ffestiniog railway.

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Accessible by Public Transport: Blaenau Ffestiniog station is 1 mile away.

Zip World Llechwedd

Type:Cave/Cavern Attraction

BLAENAU FFESTINIOG, Gwynedd, LL41 3NB

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