Whatever the weather, a trip to the Welsh Mining Experience at Rhondda Heritage Park is a must, you will enjoy a unique adventure at this authentic coal mine in the South Wales Valleys.
You will learn about the international story of Welsh coal and about the people who made it a global business. Learn about Lewis Merthyr, the owner who wrote the first one million pound cheque, and of the mine’s links with the RMS Titanic.
A living testament to the coal mining communities of the world-famous Rhondda Valleys, this popular family tourist attraction offers a fascinating insight into the rich culture and character of the area. Take in the breath-taking sights of the historic chimney stack, which dominates the Rhondda Valley skyline.
Ex-coal miners will guide you on the Black Gold Experience underground tour, a 90 minute journey around the colliery site. Nobody knows the coal industry better than these guides, you will marvel at their tales of life underground.