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Honister Pass
Borrowdale
Keswick
Cumbria
CA12 5XN

Keswick Adventure Capital

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Go Deep Underground!

PERFECT FOR WET WEATHER!

The highlight of any visit to Honister Slate Mine must be our fully-guided underground tour!
Underground Mine Tour
GIFT VOUCHERS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

Prices from;
£12.50 Adult
£7.50 Child
£35.00 Family ( 2 + 2 )

Times;
10.30am, 12.30pm (2.00pm) & 3.30pm

Duration;
Tours take approx. 1.5 hours

Clothing;
Please come prepared with warm clothing and sensible footwear. All equipment will be provided by Honister on arrival.

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The Kimberley TourKIMBERLEY

Mainly all on the flat. An ideal introduction to Honister Slate Mine. Suitable for all ages.
Our most popular tour.

When it's raining this is the one!



The EdgeHONISTER

Minimum height 1m 30cm. Those who dare may go out on the very edge of the mountain, then up and deep inside.
(Subject to weather and operational conditions)

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SPECIALIST TOURS

For those with an interest in these subjects of ecology and industrial history, a number of guided expeditions have been arranged for 2014 which will be led by experts in the fields. Tours will alternate between these two subject areas.

INDUSTRIAL HISTORY TOUR

The industrial history tours are designed for those visitors who have an interest in
the subject and want to see, at first hand, the remarkable old industrial archaeological
remains on Honister Crag. This area holds one of the most notable old industrual
landscapes in the region. The tour will include visits to both underground and surface
sites and will involve some steep but safe scrambling.



ECOLOGICAL - MOUNTAIN FLOWERS TOUR


The Crag also holds a distinctive pattern of vegetation enhanced by its mineral-rich geology.
The Ecological trips will guide plant enthusiasts to areas of the Crag where mountain-flower
species associated with this habitat can be found. The route of the trips will vary depending on the time
of year and the flora in bloom and may involve some steep but safe scrambling.

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Ecological Tour

Historical Tour


THE CATHEDRAL

The Cathedral - The ONLY working Slate Mine in EnglandA bespoke Cathedral Mine Tour of the working mine, listen to the humorous and sometimes sad stories that have arisen over the last 15 years at Honister.
This is a truly one off tour!!

£19.75 per people
Must be pre-booked and run only on Friday evenings. (Minimum 8 person)
Minimum height 1m 30cm
(Subject to weather and operational conditions)


Bookings are non-refundable, however you may re-book for an alternate date 48 hours prior to the tour date.

This excursion into the subterranean world provides a wonderful insight into the history of the mine and allows you to grasp the immense scale of our operations and those of our forebears.
There are more than eleven miles of tunnels in all – though you won’t see them all, of course! – and during the tour, you’ll see some of the enormous caverns in which we work. You will also learn how we extract and process the slate using a mixture of modern and traditional techniques.

Helmets and lamps are provided and the whole tour normally lasts around 1½ hours.

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