Honister Slate Mine,
Honister Pass, Borrowdale, Cumbria, CA12 5XN
TELEPHONE: 017687 77230
OPEN 7 days a week 9.00am - 5.00pm
Via Ferrata Classic
Via Ferrata Xtreme
All Day Pass Packages
FREE entry to the visitor centre & factory trail
Honister's downloadable leaflet!
How to find us - Directions
Travel by bus - Honister Rambler Time Table
Reays Lakes Hopper Time Table
Stagecoach main website for - Connections
Click here for useful links
PARKING AT HONISTER
Tickets available from the shop
On leaving the road with the Visitor Centre in front of you turn right for the "Visitors' Car Park".
£5-00 per day per vehicle refunded on Mine Tours,Via Ferrata or Shop purchases over £10-00 retail value.
Turn left in front of the Visitor Centre for:
"Overflow and Wainwrights` Walkers Car Park"
£3-50 per day per vehicle.
Coaches Free,please contact Reception.
We regret no overnight parking unless previously arranged.
Quality refreshments are available at our Sky Hi Cafe plus you can spend time browsing through our gift shop and showroom, where you can pick up anything from a house number plaque to an elegant slate water feature for your garden.
If you’re feeling adventurous, you can see the mines at first hand by taking a underground tour or try out our new Via Ferrata and if, after all this, you discover that you’re beginning to share our love of slate, then don’t leave without taking advantage of our ‘Fill Ya Boot’ offer (as much slate as you can fit in your car boot for just £20!)
Click for Honister's downloadable:
- Access Statement!
- Honister leaflet!
The wettest place in England!
Honister is situated in the centre of The Lake District at the top of Honister Pass.
The climate is extreme and we suggest appropriate clothing and footwear to complete your enjoyment.
Honister is grateful to Brian Sherwen and
Stuart Bell for their stunning photography.
V.A.T 708 3612 44
Member of - Cumbria Tourism
Keswick Tourism Association
Lakes Hospitality Association