Sygun Copper Mine | Day Out With The Kids

Sygun Copper Mine

Beddgelert, Gwynedd, Wales

Attraction Information

  • Caves and Mines icon Caves and Mines

Ages: 4+

Venue type: Outdoor

Sygun Copper Mine was closed in 1903 but is now open again for you and yours to come and explore above and below ground!

Self-guided audio visual tours allow you to explore the stunning caves and old workings on foot, in complete safety. There are winding tunnels and vast, colourful chambers, with 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 offering an enjoyable, interesting and memorable glimpse into the lives of Victorian Copper Miners, so it's nicely educational as well as really interesting.

Above ground activities include the Museum of Antiquities, Lake and Mountain Walks, a neat little adventure playground with bouncy castle, Panning for Gold, Pottery Painting and Metal Detecting, for some of which an additional fee may apply so get the kids to take their pocket money! There are no pushchairs permitted in the caves, nor back carriers, so be sure you give little legs forethought!


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


Beddgelert, Gwynedd, LL55 4NE, Wales


Click here to visit Sygun Copper Mine's website
01766 890595

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

10th February - 10th November
Monday to Sunday 09:30 - 17:00
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00


General Admission
Adults (16+): £8.95
Kids (3-15): £6.95
Under 3's: Free
Seniors: £7.95
Family from £28.00

More Information

Pets allowed

Dogs are welcome underground, but some areas are only accessible via a metal grided staircase which not all dogs are happy to climb.

Clothing requirements

Please wear warm clothing. Also wear sensible footwear as the floor is wet and uneven in places with some loose stones.

Guest suitability

Due to the nature of the tour this attraction is not suitable for pushchairs or wheelchairs.