Y Groeslon, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales, Tel: +44 01286830242
Inigo Jones Slate Works was founded in 1861 to produce school
writing slates from natural welsh slate. Today the company produces
architectural,landscape, memorial and craft products from natural welsh slate.
There are daily self guided tours of the works which includes a video on how
slate is mined and quarried.A walkman gives an explanation of the various
processes at the works and there are geological, historical, calligraphy and
letter cutting exhibitions. There is an opportunity to have a go at calligraphy
and letter cutting and every visitor gets a piece of slate to have a go at
engraving on that they get to keep as a souvenir.A childrens quiz also includes
a slate prize.
Modern showroom includes the company's slate products and also there are other
quality celtic and welsh craft products for sale.The Welsh Rock cafe on site
provides an ideal place for a drink or a meal.
Open All Year including weekends 9am to 5pm except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and
New Years Day.
Review Inigo Jones Slate Works in Wales.