Mine Tour and Climbing Experience Cumbria
Mine Tour and Climbing Experience Cumbria

Mine Tour and Climbing Experience Cumbria

Have you ever wanted to explore caves and mines? Go Deep Underground on the slate mine tour! Learn about our 450-million-year-old volcanic green slate and how it has been mined through the ages. The highlight of any visit to Honister Slate Mine must be the fully-guided underground tour! Experience Honister’s rich mining history for yourself – each tour lasts approximately 1.5 hours

Where can I go cave exploring in The Lake District?

Cave climbing and exploring are located at the head of Honister Pass in the centre of the Lake District.

Honister offers two unique ways of exploring the mines a guided tour or better yet climbing it. The ultimate wet weather activity for all! It is an adrenaline-filled adventure deep inside the heart of a Lake District mountain and is the only one of its type in England. Climb the Mine follows the route of the original underground mine workings. Complete with vertical climbs, rope-bridge crossings, steel ladder ascents, run-away zip line, and Tarzan swing! This all-weather experience sees participants led deep underground to explore a secret world of hidden passages and magnificent cathedral-sized caverns where miners used to extract rock for roofing slates. After 2 hours of adventure eventually emerge triumphant with a spectacular view of one of England’s highest mountain passes.

  • Cave climbing information:
    • £ 50 for all climbers discount applies for multiple tickets purchased
    • Approximately 3 hours
    • ALL under 16’s must be accompanied by a participating adult (18+).
    • Suitable in all weather, perfect for a rainy day!
    • The minimum age is 10 years
    • All essential equipment will be provided by Honister on arrival.
    • Boots or strong shoes are required.
  • Slate tour Information:
    • Arrive 30 minutes before the Slate tour starts
    • Adult price £ 17,50
    • Child price £9,50

 

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