Corris Craft Centre is home to 9 individual craft studios and exciting award winning attractions. A unique range of products are handcrafted on site including pottery, jewellery, wooden toys, candles, chocolates, award winning gin, glass sculptures, forest furniture and herbal lotions and remedies. You can also make your own crafts in many studios. Great cafe and free parking.
Where is Corris Craft Centre located?
Corris Craft Centre is located in the southern foothills of Snowdonia. Its surrounded by wooded hillsides which hide miles of underground caverns and tunnels that were once home to the booming Braich Goch slate mine (1936 - 1970). You can see these disused caverns by visiting the award winning underground attractions which start here.
Corris Craft Centre is on the main A487 road between Machynlleth and Dolgellau.
Details on what activities are available at Corris Craft Centre?
At the Corris Craft Centre visitors can browse the 9 individual craft studios at leisure and see many of the talented designer-makers at work and buy their handmade products. Many studios also offer opportunities for hands-on fun including pottery painting, candle dipping, chocolate making, herbal crafting and furniture building. It's always best to book ahead for these popular activities.
Visitors can sail underground and through the magical veil of a waterfall to discover a land of mythical stories and ancient Welsh legends at King Arthur's Labyrinth.
There's also Corris Mine Explorers where explorations take you into the disused and abandoned slate mine workings.
The Y Crochan cafe serves a delicious menu and there's a Welsh food and drink shop too.
Things to do in the local area?
There are lots of fabulous walking routes in the area and available from the on site Tourist Information Point. The nearby town of Machynlleth is the ancient capital of Wales and home to Owain Glyndwr's Parliament House. There is a bustling market held in the town every Wednesday.
The beautiful seaside resorts of Aberydyfi, Barmouth and Tywyn are all a short drive away and offer gorgeous sandy beaches.
There's a small childrens' play area and a new display showing the aircraft which can often be seen flying overhead using the Mach Loop for training exercises.
The Dyfi Distillery has won the accolade for Best British Gin in the Great British Food Awards 2017 and 2018.
The Craft Centre has a high dependency Changing Places facility which is accessible 24 hours a day using a RADAR key. A key is available from the on site Cafe during opening hours.