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Corris Mine Explorers

Add Corris Mine Explorers to your Itinerary

Type:Climbing and Mountaineering

SY20 9RF

Tel: 01654 761244

Corris Mine Explorers

Ticket Prices

Guide Prices

Mini Mine Explorer: Adult £13.50, Child (8+) £8.50
Maxi Mine Explorer: £29 (minimum age 10)
Exclusive Mine Expedition: £56



  • Car Charging Point
  • Cyclists welcome
  • Walkers welcome


  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site café/restaurant - Open daily from Easter to beginning of November. Y Crochan cafe had reduced opening hours during the winter months.
  • Picnic Site

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

Languages spoken

  • Hungarian spoken - The Café Manager is fluent in Hungarian but not always available.

Parking & Transport

  • Accessible by public transport
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Booking essential - Book online at For group booking enquiries and during the winter months call 01654 761244.
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • Major credit cards accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Staff Fluent in Languages - Other - Many of the staff at the Corris Craft Centre are fluent in Welsh and the Café Manager is fluent in Hungarian.
  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction - Corris Mine Explorers takes you underground into an abandoned Welsh slate mine.
  • Outdoor Attraction - There is a short walk up a steep path to the mine entrance which is all outside. You then enter the mine and explore underground.
  • Smoking Some Areas - Smoking is not permitted underground in the old Braich Goch slate mine. Smoking is permitted above ground before and after your mine exploration.

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens - With a wealth of history and adventure (we can make it as adventurous as you want) we entertain a lot of fit and active seniors.
  • Marketed Towards Students / Youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Individuals

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Min group size numeric qualifier - For pre-booked groups of 10+, one person explores free.
  • Packed lunches available
  • Wi-fi available

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Find us at the Corris Craft Centre on the main A487 road between Dolgellau and Machynlleth.

Public Transport Directions

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).  Sustans Cycle Route 8 passes nearby. There are direct trains from Birmingham to Machylleth.

Opening Times

Season (28 Mar 2020 - 1 Nov 2020)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 17:00

* Corris Mine Explorers has now reopened safely with underground explorations running on most days until 1 November 2020. Advance online booking is essential If you’re passing, call by. It’s always worth checking is a trip is running.
The Exclusive Mine Expedition (for pre-booked groups of 6+) is available all year round. Please phone us to chat about your groups’ wishes and to book.

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