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Llanfair Caverns & Farm Park

Llanfair Caverns & Farm Park

Farm, £4-£5


LL46 2SA

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The entry to this old but important slate mine is through the main tunnel, under the twin arches of the crypt, and into the lofty cathedral cavern. Remember that the tunnels and caverns you are about to see are all man made over a 100 years ago with only a candle for lighting.

The slate in this mine, which is found in veins between layers of ancient Pre-Cambrian rocks, is among the oldest in the world. Many industrial towns in Britain and Ireland have the original roofs made of Llanfair slate.

Descend Jacobs ladder and wonder through the tunnels and chambers, and look for the old drilling holes, and the likeness of a human face in the mighty no 6 cavern. As you emerge from the caverns, you face the breathtaking view of Cardigan Bay, from the Preseli mountains in the south to the Lleyn peninsular. Look down at Shell Island and the Artro estuary, and at low tide trace the fourteen mile long natural causeway of St Patrick.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic site

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Guided tours for groupsSmoking allowed

Opening Details

Open all the time

We are open every day from 10am to 5pm from Easter to Mid September.


Adults £5
Children £4
OAP £4.50
Family (2+2) £16
Family (2+3) £16



See location of Llanfair Caverns and Farm Park on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SH 577289  Lat: 52.83877 Long: -4.11402

On A496 1 mile South of Harlech, 8 miles North of Barmouth.

Parking: free


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking allowedSmoking allowed

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