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Inigo Jones Slateworks|
Y Groeslon, Caernarfon, LL54 7UE Show on map
Phone: +44 (0)1286 830242
Inigo Jones Slate Works was founded in 1861 primarily to produce school writing slates. Today the company produces architectural memorial craft products and garden products from natural welsh slate. The company specialises in producing engraved slate nameplates and plaques which are all made to order. By popular demand Inigo Jones now offers a self guided tour of the Works which gives an insight into the prefabrication process. Inigo Jones is now also a major tourist attraction that is open daily all year including weekends, from 9 am to 5 pm. Tours around the Workshops include a video presentation followed by walkman presentation as you go around the factory.There is also Geological, Calligraphy, Historical and Lettercutting Exhibitions. There is an opportunity to have a go at calligraphy and lettercutting on a piece of slate that you get to keep as a souvenir. Childrens Quiz with slate prize. The self guided tour takes about an hour. Tel: 01286 830242 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.