A rocky landscape with a tower on top

Step into Sci-fi at this unbelievable site

With an intriguing history dating back to the Bronze Age, walking up to Parys Mountain resembles traversing the service of Mars. Once the world’s largest copper mine, today you can marvel at the dramatic landscape and discover long forgotten industrial ruins.

Given it’s bright and unusual colouring, this unforgettable landmark makes for an ideal spot for photography. With its uneven, craggy surfaces, walking boots are strongly recommended.

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Discover unique wildlife

Which such high concentrations of copper in the soil, you may discover uncommon plants that won’t survive anywhere else.

Climb to the tallest peak and see if you can spot Mount Snowdon in the distance. For the full experience, take the Circular trail, which will take you around the entirety of the ancient mine.

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A landscape with purple flowers and hills