Lovely day out while staying in Keswick, beautiful area of natural beauty thoroughly enjoyed the visit.
About Honister Slate Mine
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Went with friends to the slate mine to experience the via ferrata. This event was good fun, well managed and safe. The guide was very experienced and an extremely friendly chap. A fine specimen of a Lakeland gentleman. I would recommend taking children and friends...More
An amazing day out. The staff were fantastic. Adam our guide on the via ferrarta was extremely patient and encouraging. Also very knowledgeable about the area. The weather was amazing, cloudy at times but stunning views. And we even managed a few snow balls. I...More
We went to the slate mine after seeing it on television. There were two experiences: classic and extreme. We're not stupid and chose classic. They said you have to be fit and healthy. I am fit and healthy but could not manage the classic route,...More
Visited on 21/11/17 on a day where the weather was terrible! Firstly, what an amazing viewpoint this would be on a nice day! As it was quiet we had our own private tour with Donald. He was a lovely man and made the tour come...More
A handy place to stop at the summit of an impressive mountain pass. Car parking, cafe refreshments, a souvenir shop, mine visits and other tourist attracts. Access to the high fells, good starting point for a walk to Great Gable. Worth stopping.
Oh wow...I bought this experience for my husband's birthday. We were both looking forward to it but a little nervous. The staff were so knowledgeable and friendly it helped put us at ease. Although it was not for the faint hearted we both absolutely loved...More
We visited this establishment back in June when we were camping in the area. It was a very nice afternoon and we went for the tour in the mine. A word of warning, the mine can feel a little claustrophobic in places, and if your...More
As a Cumbrian who knew the founder Mark Weir I am very proud of Honister, over six years after Mark's death his legacy lives on thanks to the hard work of his beautiful family and dedicated team of workers. They give a warm Cumbrian welcome...More