Snowdonia Industrial Heritage


Sygun Copper Mine

Enjoy a chance to explore the ancient copper mines beneath the mountains of Snowdonia at the Sygun Copper Mine in Beddgelert, North Wales in the Gwynant Valley believed to be the spiritual birthplace of the Red Dragon of Wales.

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Trefriw Woollen Mills

Trefriw Woollen Mills, a historic family-run textile mill situated in the idyllic village of Trefriw in the Conwy Valley, North Wales, invites visitors to explore the centuries-old Welsh tradition of producing high-quality woolen goods.

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Inigo Jones Slateworks

Inigo Jones Slateworks is located close to the village of Y Groeslon and just a few minutes south of Caernarfon in North West Gwynedd. The site is a very popular visitor attraction with demonstrations of slate cutting and manufacture in the shadows of Snowdon.

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Electric Mountain

Electric Mountain is the visitor center for the Dinorwig Power Station located in the town of Llanberis in North Wales.
Access to the visitor center is free but tours of the underground power station buried beneath the mountains of Snowdonia are available from the visitor center for a small fee.

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Ffestiniog Power Station

You can take an exhilarating trip to the upper dam of the Ffestiniog Power Station. The journey from the visitor center to the upper reservoir Stwlan entails climbing a total of 308 meters in a mere 2 miles! In order to reach these dizzy heights you will have to navigate 12 bends, 6 of these hairpins.

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