Royal Mint nr Cardiff

Royal Mint nr Cardiff

Visit the striking hall of the The Royal Mint and see where thousands of coins including the new £1 coin are produced.

Royal Mint Llantrisant near Cardiff

 

The Royal Mint is producing 1.5 billion of the new 12-sided £1 coins entering circulation in March 2017.

 

On arrival, you will be greeted by one of our Visitor Hosts who will take you through security checks and get you kitted out in high-visibility vests. Your experience starts in the Pre-Show area, where you will gain an introduction to The Royal Mint before making the short walk over to the factory experience.

 

Factory Tour

Led by your Visitor Host you will enter one of the manufacturing areas, to discover how blank pieces of metal are made before being struck to become coins. From a viewing area, you will look into the striking hall where thousands of coins are produced, 24 hours a day. You will then be given the option to strike your own coin to take home as a memento or have a picture surrounded by a chests of coins (additional charges apply).

 

Interactive Exhibition

Following the Factory Experience, you will be escorted to the self-guided Interactive Exhibition to explore six different zones at your own pace. Visitor hosts will be on hand; ready to answer any questions and to help you get the most out of your visit.

 

There will be free time at St Fagans, the open air National History Museum of Wales (free entry).

 

St Fagans is one of Europe's foremost open-air museums and Wales's most popular heritage attraction. It stands in the grounds of the magnificent St Fagans Castle. Over forty original buildings from different historical periods have been re-erected in the 100-acre parkland housing a farm, a school, a chapel and a splendid Workmen's Institute. There are also workshops where craftsmen still demonstrate their traditional skills. Their produce is usually on sale.

 

Depart for home approx 17.00

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Bristol Anchor Road East Anchor Road Opposite @Bristol
Eastbound Bus Stop
Bristol Tesco Tesco's Eastville Bus stop - Jct 2 of M32
(Tesco's Car park only has a 2 Hr. parking limit)
Burnham on Sea Burnham on Sea, Pier Street
Bus Stop The Old Pier Tavern
Clevedon Clevedon
First Choice Travel Agency
Gordano Gordano M5 Services CAR PARK
Highbridge Highbridge, Church Street Bus Stop
Near to Church
Taunton Taunton - Tower Street
Bus/Coach Station
Weston Borough Arms Borough Arms, Bus Shelter
after main entrance to old Clarks Factory
Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare
Locking Road Car Park
Worle Bus Stop Worle Preanes Green, New Bristol Rd.
Summer Lane Bus Shelter
Worle - Homebase Worle - Homebase Bus Stop opposite Bridge Farm
New Bristol Road
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