In conjunction with the Deep Mine Tour we went on the Quarry Explorer Tour which was really an unforgettable experience. Strapped into a 4 x 4 military truck you are driven up the slate mountains to the very top of the man-made heights reaching 1400ft above sea level.
The Llechwedd Deep Mine Tour was a really fascinating journey 500 feet down into Llechwedd Mountain travelling on the steepest cable railway in Britain. We were very impressed with the set up and the interactive nature of the tour and especially with our excellent tour guide. We managed by chance to get there in time for the first tour of the day which is always half price, and so definitely worth aiming for if you can.