King Arthur's Labyrinth has won the award for Best Attraction in Mid Wales 2018! Visitors sail through a magical underground waterfall, and back into the Dark Ages and to the life and times of King Arthur. Whilst exploring the vast underground caverns and winding tunnels of the Labyrinth ancient Welsh legends come alive with dramatic scenes, light and sound.
Where is King Arthur's Labyrinth located?
King Arthur's Labyrinth is set deep underground in the southern foothills of Snowdonia. The underground adventure starts from the Corris Craft Centre, which is on the main A487 road between Machynlleth and Dolgellau in Mid Wales.
Details on what activities are available at King Arthur's Labyrinth?
At King Arthur's Labyrinth, visitors sail underground, and through a magical waterfall with a Dark Age Boatman who then guides them through the vast underground caverns and winding tunnels of the Labyrinth. In the huge caverns ancient Welsh legends come alive with dramatic scenes, light and sound. The stories told are of dragons, giants, mighty battles and the legendary leader of the Britons King Arthur, whose powers helped defeat the Saxons, bringing peace to the country now known as Britain.
Brave the waters of Dragon River to return safely to the outside world.
In the surrounding studios of the Corris Craft Centre, visitors can enjoy hands-on activities including candle dipping, chocolate making, herbal crafting, pottery painting and furniture building.
Things to do in the local area?
The Corris Craft Centre, from where King Arthur's Labyrinth starts, has 9 unique studios, a Welsh food and drink shop and Y Crochan cafe which serves a delicious all day menu. It's also the starting point for the Corris Mine Explorers adventure, where visitors join one of Britain's best mine explorers and discover the virtually untouched, abandoned workings of an old Welsh slate mine.
Corris is an old slate mining village and just a few miles from the ancient town of Machynlleth, which holds a bustling outdoor street market every Wednesday.
The village of Corris is in the Dyfi Biosphere - a UNESCO designated Biosphere and one of only 6 in the UK.
The underground caverns and tunnels of the Labyrinth have a cool year-round temperature of only 8 degrees, visitors should wrap up warm and wear sensible footwear. During the busy summer months, it's best to pre-book boat seats online on the King Arthur's Labyrinth website.
If visitors have not pre-booked, they should please, on arrival, head straight to the main reception to book their tickets. If there is a waiting time, there are lots of other things to do on site including a visit to the the craft studios, cafe, small children's play area and other attractions.