Corris Craft Centre & Mine Explorers

Just 20 minutes from Isfryn over the mountains is the village of Corris. On the outskirts of the village is the Corris Craft Centre, built on the site of the Braich Goch Slate mine - an explore of the mine with Corris Mine Explorers is highly recommended.

The craft centre has a good number of interesting shops, and a cafe. Here's our little guide to the place:

Corris Craft Centre Shops

Dyfi Distillery:

Surely no visit to the Craft Centre is complete without a visit to the award-winning Dyfi Distillery. They make 4 different Gins, all made with locally-foraged botanicals, and their list of awards is as long as your arm. In 2017, Pollination Gin won the Best British Gin trophy at the Great British Food awards, and Hibernation Gin was awarded Best New Gin by The Independent. Most importantly, they all taste delicious and we're regular customers ourselves.

Do go along for a free tasting and check out the working distillery.

Dyfi Distillery

Corris Mine Explorers

Explore the vast underground caverns and learn the history of Slate mining at Corris with Corris Mine explorers. The team offer 1.5 hour, 3 hour or 4.5 hour trips into the huge Braich Goch mine, which extends underground several miles up the valley. If you've got the time the two longer trips are highly recommended.

All equipment is provided, but we recommend you wear warm clothes and bring thick socks as it soon feels chilly down there (it's a virtually constant 9 degrees C year-round). Check out their website for photos - ours here don't do it justice!

Corris Mine Explorers

Corris Craft Centre Cafe

Welsh produce and a lovely Cafe.

Hyde and Sheep

The fabulously funky Hyde and Sheep is run by a mother and daughter pair Ann and Kat. Check out their amazing creations including the marvellous leather dragon heads

Chocablock Artisan Chocolate

Handmade chocolates, fudge, sweet treats and chocolate workshops.

Check out some of their chocolate here, or book a workshop here:

Taran Eco Designs
Beuatful eco hand crafted Wooden furniture, gifts and pyrography. Make your own furniture.

Delyn Glass

Delyn Glass makes glass ornaments and creatures by master Glass craftsman Kevin

Kng Arthur's Labyrinth

King Arthur's Labyrinth is a child-friendly underground experience based on local legends of King Arthur

Agau Jewellery

Agau does hand-made bespoke jewellery.

Sammi Wilson Art

Sammi is a mixed media artist and photographer.

Quarry Handmade Pottery

Quarry Pottery makes unique pottery inspired by the area where they work. Learn to throw and paint pottery.

The Candle Studio

Hand carved candles, scented candles, novelty candles, pillars, tapers, votives, outdoor candles, church candles & T-lights. Kym & Debbie grew up in Corris and watched the Craft Centre being built. Kym has been making candles here for nearly 35 years.