The Cwt-y-Bugail slates are extracted from the best Welsh slate vein from the Ffestiniog region in North Wales. Cwt-y-Bugail is one of the largest producers of Natural Welsh slate. These Welsh slates are a beautiful dark blue-grey colour with an attractive slightly textured surface. Cwt-y-Bugail have invested time and money into making sure the complete production process from extraction to delivery is rigorously maintained. This precise production results in a slate that is recognized for its aesthetic qualities, low maintenance and durability. Cwt-y-Bugail slate is extracted from the best Welsh slate vein in the Ffestiniog region of North Wales. Cwt-y-Bugail quarry is the second-largest producer of Welsh slate and has been operating since the 1840s. It maintains the complete production process, resulting in slate that is recognised for its visual qualities, low maintenance and durability. Cwt-y-Bugail slate has a beautiful dark blue-grey colour with an attractive, slightly textured surface. It achieves the highest grade in the BS EN 12326 – 1:2014 standards W1, T1, S1, A1 and receives the highest S1 grade from the ASTM.