Quarry Walking Tour

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A guided walking tour through Llechwedd and beyond!

New for 2020!

Follow our qualified Mountain Leader guide on a walking adventure around the most amazing parts of the wider Llechwedd site.

**Please ensure you have completed the tour disclaimer BEFORE your visit**

Taking roughly three hours, your experienced guide will take you on a circular walk beginning and ending at Llechwedd, and taking in historically significant areas of the quarry such as Maenofferen hydro electric power station, Diffwys Casson and Maenofferen much of which is now subject to the wider UNESCO World Heritage Bid for the slate industry in North West Wales.

**The price for this tour is just £15.00 - please book in advance, as we cannot offer this tour on the day.**

Please ensure you are fit enough for a fairly strenuous and mountainous walk. The route is quite hilly in places, and is entirely off road.


  • A packed lunch. Please let us know of any dietary requirements in advance of visiting.
  • A stunning walking route on private quarry land.
  • A knowledgeable, mountain leader qualified guide.
  • Dogs allowed (on a lead).


We recommend that you bring the following clothing and equipment for your walk.

  • Good walking boots or walking trainers. Sandals etc ARE NOT allowed for this tour.
  • Waterproof clothing. This tour will proceed in most conditions, including wet or windy weather.
  • Water. We will provide a packed lunch, but please bring additional water with you if you need it.
  • Walking poles. If you need to use walking poles, please bring them with you.

Please note. Dogs are allowed on this tour, but must be kept on a lead.

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