Silver Mountain Experience
The Silver Mountain Experience where history, myth and legend collide in a fantastic day out for the whole family! Set against the dramatic Cambrian Mountains, Aberystwyth The Silver Mountain Experience is not your usual day out.
Experience guided tour A Miner’s Life, which immerses you in the original and rare setting of our 250+ year old Silver-Lead Mine, both above and below ground with exclusive access to the Ore Crusher. Discover the fascinating facts of mining life in by-gone times as it would have been seen through the eyes of a miner.
Explore Welsh myth and legend in our theatrical experiences:
A Dragon’s Tale, ‘The Knight’s Quest’: An exciting adventure searching for Grotty, Silver Mountain’s mystical, secretive and shy dragon. Follow the clues, crack the codes, and see if you can find this friendly creature! This actor-led experience is perfect for younger explorers up to the age of 8, and a hilarious adventure for all the family! The Black Chasm: Ancient myths, local legends and gruesome history are brought to life in this thrilling and fun actor-led adventure! Descend into the darkness of The Black Chasm and discover the dark and murky history of Mid Wales, from the awful mining conditions to the grotesque and downright terrifying creatures that occupied this ancient land. As well as our fantastic theatrics, you won’t want to miss what else we have on offer. Discover our Mining Museum, follow the fascinating Miner’s Trail, enjoy our adventure play area, let your imagination run wild in Woo Hoo Woods, go gem panning, den building, dig for fossils and much more. So what are you waiting for? Come and explore!
Note: Sturdy footwear advised. Dogs on leads welcome at surface attractions.
With a Gift shop, Cafe and beautiful hillside views, Silver Mountain is well worth the visit.
Open throughout the year, The Silver Mountain Experience also has a wide range of special events including Terror Mountain, Paranormal Investigations & Christmas.