North Wales Sights

Great Orme Mines

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

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

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

Address:

Pyllau Rd., Llandudno, LL30 2XG, Wales

Map It

Phone:

01492-870447

Sight Details:

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

Published 08/18/2015

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