North Wales Sights

Great Orme Mines

  • Pyllau Rd. Map It
  • Llandudno
  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Published 08/18/2015

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Discovered in 1987, these mines date back 4,000 years to when copper was first mined in the area. You can take a tour and learn about the technology that ancient people used to dig the tunnels, which are thought to be the largest surviving prehistoric mines in the world.

Sight Information


Pyllau Rd., Llandudno, LL30 2XG, Wales

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Sight Details:

  • £7
  • Mid-Mar.–Oct., daily 10–4:30; last admission 1 hr before closing

Published 08/18/2015


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