WHERE TO STAY

HAFOD HOTEL DEVILS BRIDGE

The Hafod Hotel overlooks the Devils Bridge Waterfalls and is 350 yards from the Rheidol Valley Railway Station. It is only a short 10-minute drive to The Silver Mountain Experience, and will make the perfect place to stop if you’re planning on staying in the area! It offers rooms with countryside views, free Wi-Fi and a restaurant. Rooms at the Hotel Hafod all feature a TV, telephone and radio. There is a garden with views of the Cambrian Mountains. Staff can provide maps for walking routes which surround the Hafod. Aberystwyth is a 20-minute drive from the hotel. Free parking is available at the Hafod Hotel. 

TYNRHYD RETREAT

Relax at Tynrhyd Retreat in five-star self-catering and a garden hot tub, 10 minutes from the fantastic Silver Mountain Mine. Secluded in its own magical private 13 acres it’s an idyllic safe setting for children and pets. Facilities include Games Room, free Wi-Fi, rustic nature trail, bike lock up, wash down facilities and free onsite parking. With spacious Scandi style interiors, cosy wood burners and stunning views; en suite rooms, fully equipped kitchens it’s a holiday home from home. Doorstep walks, 1 mile from Devil’s Bridge, boutique shops, golf, fishing, and beaches all within a 40-minute radius. Book a room or a house, stay for a night or a week! Call us on 01970 607913 or click the link below for your warm Welsh welcome.

THE WOODLANDS

The Woodlands campsite and caravan park is a well-established, family-run caravan park near Aberystwyth, set amidst some of the most beautiful scenery Mid Wales has to offer. It is situated in Devils Bridge, a small village nestling at the top of the Rheidol Valley, 12 miles inland from the coastal town of Aberystwyth.  It is an ideal base for touring Mid Wales, walking, cycling, mountain biking, birdwatching, fishing or just relaxing and taking in the fresh air. The adjacent 400-acre farm offers pleasant walks and beautiful scenery. 

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There is something for everyone to enjoy at The Silver Mountain Experience this Christmas. Explore the Elves’ Workshop, where you will also find Santa in his Grotto. Tickets include a present for every child and much more. This is a pre-book only event.

ADDITIONAL DATES ADDED DUE TO DEMAND! 12TH & 13TH DECEMBER 2020

19TH DECEMBER - 23RD DECEMBER 2020

Join us for a paranormal investigation in our Victorian mine, performed by Ethereal Wales. 

6TH FEBRUARY 2021 & APRIL 24TH 2021

Our Heritage Weekend returns in 2021, featuring a whole range of events surrounding our Victorian mine!

SPRING 2021 - DATE COMING SOON

Join us over the Easter school holidays for a variety of fun activities, competitions and much more! 

27TH MARCH - 11TH APRIL 2021

Visit our Santa’s Grotto and more this Christmas at The Silver Mountain Experience

The Silver Mountain Experience is pleased to announce that the doors of their popular Elves’ Workshop and Santa’s Grotto will be opening this festive season. From December 19th – 23rd 2020, visitors will be able to see the elves busily prepare for the big day....

The Silver Mountain Experience re-opens for the Winter Season.

From November 10th 2020, The Silver Mountain Experience will be open Tuesday - Sunday throughout the Winter Season. If you want to stretch your legs, and come and enjoy some quality family time, then look no further, as we've got your covered. THE MINER'S REST...

The Silver Mountain Experience and Ultimate Xscape are ready to re-open to the public.

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Join us this summer holidays at The Silver Mountain Experience!

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✨EXCITING NEWS✨

We've added some additional slots to our Christmas at The Silver Mountain Experience dates! Santa is staying a little bit longer so he can spread a bit more festive cheer.

🎫These tickets are EXTREMELY LIMITED, so you'll need to be quick. The additional slots go on sale at 6PM tonight.

🎄This event will be outdoors (the Grotto is undercover) to ensure we are inline with the latest regulations.

🌟 Your booking is for your 'social bubble', and your meet with Santa is a private meet and greet!

⚠️These tickets will be for later slots (between 4:30pm and 5:30pm). We advise you arrive at least 1 hour before your booked slot to enjoy the surface attractions, as these will close once it is dark.

Find out all the information you'll need + our latest COVID-19 information on our website here - ow.ly/Lqnk50CzQPw

We hope you can join us for some festive fun!
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✨EXCITING NEWS✨

Weve added some additional slots to our Christmas at The Silver Mountain Experience dates! Santa is staying a little bit longer so he can spread a bit more festive cheer.

🎫These tickets are EXTREMELY LIMITED, so youll need to be quick. The additional slots go on sale at 6PM tonight. 

🎄This event will be outdoors (the Grotto is undercover) to ensure we are inline with the latest regulations.

🌟 Your booking is for your social bubble, and your meet with Santa is a private meet and greet!

⚠️These tickets will be for later slots (between 4:30pm and 5:30pm). We advise you arrive at least 1 hour before your booked slot to enjoy the surface attractions, as these will close once it is dark.

Find out all the information youll need + our latest COVID-19 information on our website here - http://ow.ly/Lqnk50CzQPw

We hope you can join us for some festive fun!

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We've had Santa on the phone, and he said he's able to add some extra slots to his stop with us here at The Silver Mountain Experience! Keep your eyes open for details 👀🎅

The event will be outside (the Grotto undercover) to ensure we adhere to the updated restrictions.
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Weve had Santa on the phone, and he said hes able to add some extra slots to his stop with us here at The Silver Mountain Experience! Keep your eyes open for details 👀🎅

The event will be outside (the Grotto undercover) to ensure we adhere to the updated restrictions.
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The Silver Mountain Experience and Cambrian Safaris have teamed together to provide a unique day out, encompassing a visit of history, myth and legend at the Silver Mountain Experience, with an exploration of the deep valleys, high viewpoints, farms, forests and old mines which make up the mysterious landscape of North Ceredigion, on the edge of the Cambrian Mountains.

OUR EXCITING PACKAGES INCLUDE:

The Silver Mountain Experience – Visit The Silver Mountain Experience, which includes our guided tour, A Miner’s Life, immersing you in the original and rare setting of our 250+ year old mine.

Lunch or Afternoon Tea at The Miner’s Rest Café – our cosy café offers a lunch menu serving a variety of tasty treats. Included in this package is:  

  • Complimentary drinks during your visit, with a meal and sweet or savoury snack of your choice for lunch.
  • Or an indulgent Afternoon Tea of freshly prepared finger sandwiches, delicious scones and a selection of cakes, with a pot of tea or a freshly ground coffee of your choice.

Cambrian Safari Tour – A personal 2 hour tour with Cambrian Safaris. Discover the rugged landscape of the local area in this Land Rover experience into the Cambrian Mountains and valleys near Aberystwyth, Ceredigion’s Uplands. You will encounter steep sided valleys, remote lakes, isolated farmsteads, Red Kites overhead, forestry, open moorland, steep back roads and rough tracks leading to breath-taking views. Our aim is to show you places you might not have found and to help you discover places you will want to explore more yourselves.

AVAILABLE TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS & SATURDAYS

Choose from the following options:

Option 1 – 10.30: Cambrian Safaris tour; 1pm: Lunch or Afternoon Tea at The Miner’s Rest Café; 2pm Silver Mountain visit including surface attractions and A Miner’s Life guided tour at 2.45pm.

Option 2 – 11.15: A Miner’s Life guided tour followed by Silver Mountain surface attractions; 1pm: Lunch or Afternoon Tea at The Miner’s Rest Café; 2pm Cambrian Safaris tour.

Other tour options for both Cambrian Safaris and The Silver Mountain Experience are available, including a full-afternoon tour with Cambrian Safaris. Please get in touch for more information.

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