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Mint and Mine


This package combines a tour at The Royal Mint Experience and another at A Welsh Coal Mining Experience. 

The Royal Mint Experience is one of the best-rated TripAdvisor attractions in South Wales and is the perfect destination for groups of all ages. Whether you choose to visit as part of a social event, a special occasion, or as a cultural and historical trip, the Royal Mint caters for groups of all sizes to ensure your experience is a memorable one. During your visit, you will learn all about where UK coins are made and gain a fascinating insight into the history of The Royal Mint. Best of all is you will be given the opportunity to strike your own coin. Light refreshments and meals are available in our café and you can purchase mementos from our gift shop as a reminder of your visit. 

The Black Gold Experience Underground Tour is led by guides who have all worked the coal mines of the Rhondda Valleys and have tales to tell of life underground and the history of the Black Gold that was shipped from the Rhondda around the globe.  The tour ends with a ride on DRAM! The virtual coal dram which has a few surprises!  During your visit, why not take a free tour around the exhibitions – did you know coal from the Rhondda was used to power the Titanic? Make a "pit" stop at Caffe Bracchi for a great range of hot and cold drinks, snacks, meals and sweet treats, including delicious cakes. Pop into the award-winning Chocolate shop and take home a handmade chocolate and If you love crafting, there is another award-winner on the first floor.  Visit Craft of Hearts to browse their crafting supplies (restricted numbers apply) or pre book a crafting class of your choice to bring out your creative side.

Please allow a minimum of two hours at each venue. The distance between the two sites is 8 miles (approx. 20 minutes).

Book here, or call 01443 682036