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Attractions > Sygun Copper Mine

Sygun Copper Mine

Sygun Copper Mine is a family attraction situated in the heart of the snowdonia national park.

Winner of the Prince of Wales award for tourism, Sygun Copper Mine is one of the wonders of Wales - a remarkable and impressive example of how our precious industrial heritage can be reclaimed, restored and transformed into an outstanding attraction.

Our Self-guided audio visual tours allow you to explore the old workings on foot, in complete safety. There are winding tunnels and large, colourful chambers, magnificent stalactite and stalagmite formations and copper ore veins which contain traces of gold, silver and other precious metals.

The Audio presentation with special lighting and sound effects provide an enjoyable, interesting and realistic glimpse into the life of a Victorian Copper Miner.

Sygun offers a rare opportunity for those with a sense of adventure and curiosity, to discover for themselves the wonders it still shelters after being abandoned in 1903.

The incomparable countryside captured the imagination of movie makers, who turned the mountainside surrounding Sygun into a Chinese village in 1958 fir the filming of ‘The Inn of the Sixth Happiness’, starring the late Ingrid Bergman.

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Other Activities:

Museum of Antiquities
Lake and Mountain Walks
Adventure playground
*Panning for Gold
*Pottery Painting
*Metal Detecting
*Extra charge applies

Entrance Charge

  • Adult £8.95
  • Children 3-15 years £6.95 (under 3 years free)
  • Seniors/Students £7.95
  • Family (2 adults & 2 children) £28.00, Family (2 adults & 3 children) £34.00

Opening Times

Open during 9:30am - 5:00pm 1st March until November. 10:00am - 4:00pm 27th December - 2nd January and Feb Half Term

Contact Details

Sygun Copper Mine

Hayley Ward

Beddgelert Gwynedd LL55 4NE Wales

Tel: 01766 890595

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