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Inigo Jones Slate Works

Y Groeslon, Caernarfon LL54 7UE, Wales
+44 1286 830242
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Excellent Slate Museum

The museum is an audio tour of a slate dressing works. It starts with a section on Geology, looks... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Geoff S
Informative and Enjoyable

We were on the last minute with staring the self-tour, it was 4pm. However, the lady in the shop... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Helena_s_s2013
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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Inigo Jones Slate Works produces a wide range of products from 500 million year old natural Welsh slate. These products are available at our Showroom, located in Groeslon, North Wales. As well as our Showroom, there is also a popular Workshop audio-tour for all the family to enjoy geological, historical, calligraphy and letter cutting exhibitions, and children can also compete in our quiz to win a slate prize. There is also a Welsh Rock Cafe which offers snacks and drinks to our customers. Come and have a look!
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  • Average16%
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Y Groeslon, Caernarfon LL54 7UE, Wales
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+44 1286 830242
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum is an audio tour of a slate dressing works. It starts with a section on Geology, looks at the history of slate, different types of slate and their uses as well as a section on writing and education. You are given a small...More

1  Thank Geoff S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on the last minute with staring the self-tour, it was 4pm. However, the lady in the shop said we weren't too late and was very helpful and the dog came with us too. We watched the short film and walked round the factory,...More

Thank Helena_s_s2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered an item and checked it was ready for collection after three weeks , advised it would be ready the following week . Rang to confirm and told it was ready so travelled 77 miles to collect only to be told it wasn't . They...More

Thank petetucker
SlateWorks, Manager at Inigo Jones Slate Works, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We can only apologise for the misunderstanding regarding the collection of your order and we delivered same at our cost within a few days.We also rang the day before to apologise to you again and advise you when we were delivering.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great activity for a rainy day. My 6 and 7 year old daughters found it interesting and particularly enjoyed the calligraphy section and then trying to carve letters into slate.

Thank JTPMidlands
SlateWorks, Manager at Inigo Jones Slate Works, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for coming and delighted your daughters enjoyed themsleves

Reviewed 14 June 2017

We only visited the shop on this occasion, so can only review that. It is a wonderful shop, lovely things for sale, and very friendly staff. Well worth visiting if in the area.

1  Thank badwolfbabe
SlateWorks, Manager at Inigo Jones Slate Works, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for visiting and complimenting us on our shop

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Past this building for the last 25years, decided to go in today free car park and a little walk to the shop which is full of slate products vary pleasing to look through paid £5.50 to go on a self guided tour which started with...More

1  Thank mole1959
SlateWorks, Manager at Inigo Jones Slate Works, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for coming and your review of your visit and we are pleased that you enjoyed it

Reviewed 24 May 2017

We are staying in the area and drove past. We both thought "that might be interesting" so visited - and it was very good. do it yourself tours (with personal recordings) tried slate carving

Thank HindleR
SlateWorks, Manager at Inigo Jones Slate Works, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad that you found your visit interesting and that you found it worthwhile

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We were underwhelmed when we arrived. It all Looked a bit dated and uninteresting. Perhaps the world of technology has left this attraction behind... faded pictures and scruffy displays just don't do it for me. We though we would spend the afternoon here and left...More

Thank Matthew H
SlateWorks, Manager at Inigo Jones Slate Works, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thanks for your comments which are noted and are sorry that you were disapointed. We do state that the self guided tour takes about an hour to an hour an a half

Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Great service. Very helpful. Friendly. Cafe on site Knowledgeable. Reasonable prices. Variety of stock.

Thank Tracy W
SlateWorks, Manager at Inigo Jones Slate Works, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Many thanks for your kind comments which are much appreciated

Reviewed 25 April 2017

I went here with my Hubby on a Tuesday afternoon. The premises are easily accessible off the main road. There is a free car park. We didn't go into the Cafe as other reviewers have said it was too expensive. We didn't go on the...More

Thank Jilly2903
SlateWorks, Manager at Inigo Jones Slate Works, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thanks for your comments. To clarify the cost of £10.50 was for two of you, one concession and one adult, and previous visitors have said we are particularly good value for money. We are delighted you were pleased with your shop purchase

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