Press & Media

Film crews will find a supportive and hospitable community here at Honister Slate Mine best characterized by their easygoing lifestyle. Honister offers some of the most unique and impressive landscapes in the British Isles if not the world. If you’re looking for roads winding through dramatic mountain backdrops, Stunning lake views and cliff faces it’s all here at Honister. We offer full catering and vehicle access to the top of the mountain along with safety guides to accommodate all needs. As England’s last working slate mine, we are responsible caretakers of this wonderful heritage site placed within the beating heart of England most iconic mountain views, we are here to inform and educate all visitors to the area.

Filming at Honister

2016-BBC- ‘Natural World’

2016-ITV- ‘Countrywise’

2016-C5- ‘Coast 2 Coast with Tony Robinson’

2016-BBC2 – ‘Great Railway Journeys’

2016 – ITV1  –  ’Griff’s Great Britain’

2016 – BBC1 – ‘The A Word’

2015 – BBC1 – ‘Britain Beneath Your Feet’

2015 – BBC1 – ‘Wild Weather’

2014 – CBBC – ‘Blue Peter’

2014 – BBC1 – ‘Escape to the Country’

2014 – BBC1 – ‘Richard Hammond’s Wild Weather’

2014 – FILM – ‘Downhill Movie’

2013 – CH 5 – ‘The Gadget Show’

2013 – CBBC – ‘Wild’

2013 – ITV1 – ‘Rory Bremner’

2013 – BBC1 – ‘The One Show’

2011 – BBC4 – ‘The Tales of The National Park’

2011 – BBC1 – ‘James May’s ManLab’

2010 – BBC2 – ‘The Politics Show’

2009 – MOVIE – ‘Madrasapattnam’

2009 – ITV1 – ‘The Lakes’

2009 – CBBC – ‘Gimme A Break’

2009 – BBC1 – ‘Countryfile’ (2nd visit)

2009 – BBC2 – ‘Working Lunch’

2009 – BBC2 – ‘Escape to the Country’

2008 – CH 4 – ‘A Place in the Sun’

2008 – BBC4 – ‘Rain’

2008 – CH 5 – ‘The Gadget Show’

2008 – AGENCY – ‘Waitrose Christmas Advert’

2008 – BBC2 – ‘Wainwright Series’

2008 – CH 4 – ‘Paul O’Grady’

2008 – BBC2 – ‘Street Doctor’

2007 – ITV1 – ‘Coronation Street’

2007 – CBBC – ‘The Magic of the Making’

2007 – BBC1 – ‘Countryfile’

2007 – BBCR 4 – ‘Open Country’

2007 – BBC2 – ‘Mountain Griff Rhys Jones’

2007 – ITV1 – ‘Trinny & Susannah’

2003 – MOVIE – ‘If Only’

1997 – BBC1 – ‘The Lakes’

We’re happy to help journalists who would like to find out more about Honister Slate Mine for news stories and features, including:

  • General facts and figures
  • Press trips (for commissioned pieces)
  • Images
  • Filming locations
  • Interview requests

For all press office enquiries, contact marketing@honister.com

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