Waterwheels at Silver Mountain Experience

Waterwheels at Silver Mountain Experience


A traditional Welsh water-powered metal mine, which worked between 1745 and 1910. This mine produced ores of silver-lead and zinc, transported by sea to South Wales for smelting. Several examples of waterwheels and water-powered machinery are displayed. Underground tours.


Grid reference:

SN 732 809

Town/city: Aberystwyth
OS sheet:


Postcode: SY23 3AB
Geocode: @52.411612, -3.864731 Open in Map

On A44, at Ponterwyd about 11 miles E of Aberystwyth. Look for brown signs.


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Opening Times:

Throughout the year, daily, 10am to 4pm. 
During late-May bank holiday weekend and from July 20th to September 1st, daily 10am to 4pm. 
See website for details.

National Mills Weekend opening times:

Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May, 10am to 4pm.

Additional Information:

Silver Mountain Experience incorporating Llywernog Silver-Lead Mine. Rock and mineral shop. Tea and coffee shop.

www.silvermountainexperience.co.uk and opening times