Four Reasons To Visit Honister Slate Mine This Summer

The Lake District is a real bucket list location, promising everything from fine dining, postcard-perfect views and family activities aplenty. Whether you’re keen to get that adrenaline pumping, foster a fantastic team spirit or learn while you explore, there are far worse ideas than taking a trip to one of the region’s very best tourist locations. Though there are countless reasons to visit our popular facilities during Summer, continue ahead and consider everything from the variation of group gatherings and exploration, to the natural adventure trail locations and once-in-a-lifetime sights.

Activity Variation

There’s something for everyone at Honister Slate Mine, be it a stunning walk along natural rock paths and elevated formations, an informative any-weather mine tour or an overnight stay overlooking a gorge – with breakfast and an elevated tent included. Variation is our specialty, and whether you’re visiting with a young family, or hoping to build team spirit among staff, put your head for heights to the test or take in the view of a lifetime atop our famous rocky structures.

Family Activities

It can be notoriously tricky to find an activity or day out that the entire family enjoys, and though there are of course a huge number of locations around The Lake District, we aim to cater to your needs all within one site. Dine in our cafe, take in the thrills of an infinity bridge walk and teach your kids about the history of the region – all within the same radius. Boredom will never be on the agenda when you book family activities at Honister Pass.

Embark on unforgettable Family Adventure Holidays at Honister Pass! Indulge in our cafe delights, conquer the thrills of an infinity bridge walk, and dive into the region’s rich history—all within one site. With activities catering to every age group, boredom will never be on the agenda for your family getaway. Experience the perfect blend of excitement and education amidst the stunning backdrop of the Lake District.

Learning Can Be Fun!

Learning doesn’t need to be a chore, and equipping yourself with various facts and information snippets about the area is sure to impress. Our slate mine, as well as the origin of how Honister Pass came to be makes for an intriguing talk, and we even provide gifts and momentos aplenty throughout our memorabilia and slate shops. Take a little bit of The Lake District with you and never forget this unforgettable and informative trip.

Stunning Locations

You’ll need to make sure you’ve packed your camera for any trips to Honister Pass and even snapping away is unlikely to truly capture the natural beauty of the region. There is so much to see and do at England’s last working Slate Mine – so why not browse our gallery and see for yourself? The All Day Pass gives you access to many of our extreme activities.

Come rain or shine, at Honister, we offer a range of indoor and outdoor Lake District adventures that are perfect for friend groups, family activities, students, teams and everything in between. Whether you’re looking for an adrenaline-pumping day out or unique team building away-day in the Lake District, we can tailor our activities to meet the needs of your group. Interested in learning more? Contact us at your earliest convenience!