Corris Caverns is the new brand name for the attractions and experiences that start from the Corris Craft Centre in Mid Wales, namely, King Arthur's Labyrinth, Corris Mine Explorers, The Welsh Legends Maze, Corris Café and Welsh Deli, and nine craft workshops including the Dyfi Distillery.
Corris Caverns offer free car and coach parking with a coach drop off point right next to the entrance. Coach drivers receive a complimentary refreshments voucher with group bookings to the onsite visitor attractions.
King Arthur's Labyrinth
Open annually Easter to end of October
Your clients will sail through an underground waterfall and into a magical place filled with dragons, giants and King Arthur. In the depths of the Labyrinth, your clients will leave the underground boat and be guided through vast caverns and winding tunnels where they will discover ancient Welsh legends whilst guided by a Dark Age Boatman. This underground storybook tells many of the earliest Welsh legends and includes dragons, colossal giants and fierce battles including King Arthur’s final battle The Battle of Camlan. Dramatic scenes, light and sound help to bring these tales alive.
Groups sail underground and into King Arthur's Labyrinth in groups of 18 people per boat (multiple boats can be booked for larger groups with boats sailing every 15 minutes). For large groups there are other experiences available on-site for those not underground in King Arthur's Labyrinth. Group discounts available for groups of 15+. FITs welcome too where discounts are offered. Complimentary pre-visits for organisers.
Corris Mine Explorers
Open all year for Group bookings
Corris Mine Explorers offer authentic explorations of the old Braich Goch slate mine for groups of up to 40. Discounted group rates are available when bookings are made for 10 or more people. Discounted admissions offered to FIT organisers too, please get in touch. Complimentary pre-visits for organisers. Group visits can include multiple admissions to the various on-site attractions.
During the underground trips your clients will follow in the footsteps of Victorian slate miners with the best Mine Guides. They will experience the broad tunnels and cavernous chambers where the world’s finest slate was excavated by both hand and explosive, before being shipped around the world. Having barely been touched since the mine was abandoned in the 1970s, the countless awards and outstanding reviews explain how unmissable this fascinating experience is. Corris Mine Explorers has won a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for 8 consecutive years.
The Welsh Legends Maze
Open annually Easter to end of October
Your clients will discover the unexpected with mythical Welsh legends and intriguing characters hidden inside this leafy maze. Many of the characters come from the Mabinogion, the ancient Welsh book of legends which include the tragic tale of Blodeuwydd, the beautiful lady made from flowers and of King March who had a closely guarded secret: his ears were the same size and shape as mule’s ears.
As your clients navigate winding paths they’ll find these intriguing characters waiting to tell their stories. The maze plays host to a range of wildlife, with newts and frogs in the purpose-built pond, exotic dragonflies and butterflies warm up on the stones of the megalith and a range of birds from robins to rarer gold-crested wrens play amongst the trees, shrubs and plants. There is a choice of challenging quests too which your clients may enjoy, there’s something for all ages with prizes to be won. Groups can explore this outdoor maze packed full with Welsh myths and legends .
Corris Craft Centre
Workshops open annually Easter to end of October (Some of the workshops also open at other times of the year).
Corris Craft Centre has nine individual workshops home to unique handcrafted designs. The Craft Centre is popular with groups with clients having time to browse the workshops at their leisure where they meet the Designer-Makers and can buy their beautiful hand crafted items. Some of the workshops offer hands-on fun experiences which can be booked directly with the individual workshop owners. These include Pottery Painting (groups of up to 20) and Chocolate making (groups of up to 12), Furniture Building, Pottery Throwing and Candle Making are also available for smaller groups and FITs. Dyfi Distillery offers private visits and tutored tastings of its collection of award-winning artisan gin, these are available for groups of between eight and 20 people.
The Corris Café and Deli
Open February to December
Your clients can enjoy a warm welcome and an all-day menu created with delicious local and seasonal produce. A range of freshly ground coffee, expertly roasted locally and served by trained baristas, Welsh tea and homemade cakes are always available. Fresh scones are baked daily and always sell out fast. For pre-booked groups of 15 people or more, special group meal menus are available. The Corris Café seats up to 80 people.
Free coach parking is available at Corris Caverns where coach drivers receive a complimentary refreshments voucher at the café. Groups are asked to pre-book for all of the above.
They can also offer complimentary familiarisation visits for the Travel Trade to assist with planning visits.
For enquiries contact Emma Lewis – email@example.com Tel: +44 (0)1654 761584