North Wales has produced some the world's best purple slate. It was used extensively during the Industrial Revolution in the growing towns and cities of the UK and beyond. There were also other types of quarrying including hone-stone, road-stone, limestone and granite

Afon Gam Quarry

Visitors 6
2 photos
Afon Gam Quarry

Crimea Pass Quarries

Visitors 34
9 photos
Crimea Pass Quarries

Croesor

Visitors 6
3 photos
Croesor

Cwm Eigiau slate quarries

Visitors 210
16 photos
Cwm Eigiau slate quarries

Cwmorthin

Visitors 147
113 photos
Created 16-Feb-13
Modified 16-Feb-13
Cwmorthin

Cwmystradllyn, Ynyspandy Slate Works, & Gorseddau Slate Quarry

Visitors 80
15 photos
Cwmystradllyn, Ynyspandy Slate Works, & Gorseddau Slate Quarry

Cwt y Bugail

Visitors 56
31 photos
Cwt y Bugail

Llanberis

Visitors 72
19 photos
Llanberis

Llechwedd Quarries

Visitors 72
10 photos
Created 5-May-16
Modified 5-May-16
Llechwedd Quarries

Manod

Visitors 108
14 photos
Manod

Melynllyn Hone-stone Quarry & Works

Visitors 362
14 photos
Melynllyn Hone-stone Quarry & Works

Moel Siabod Quarries

Visitors 50
13 photos
Created 3-Jan-13
Modified 3-Jan-13
Moel Siabod Quarries

Nantlle, Y Fron Quarry

Visitors 49
6 photos
Nantlle, Y Fron Quarry

Penrhiw Hone-stone Quarry & Mill

Visitors 84
18 photos
Created 24-Dec-12
Modified 24-Dec-12
Penrhiw Hone-stone Quarry & Mill

Rhiwbach

Visitors 118
31 photos
Created 27-Apr-13
Modified 27-Apr-13
Rhiwbach