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What is Canyoning?

There is no experience quite like canyoning in the Lake District. Honister’s canyoning adventure offers a chance to explore nature’s own waterpark. Conveniently situated just 15 minutes from our base at Honister Slate Mine, a canyoning trip is the perfect way to experience the breathtaking natural structures that make up this picturesque, historic location.

During your extreme canyoning experience, you will be led by a team of experienced guides, who are there to assist you as you journey through waterfalls and abseil down rock faces. Book today to embark upon an unforgettable canyoning adventure!

Please note that each session takes around 4 hours and will commence at either 09:30 am or 13:30 pm.

Sessions are for groups of up to 6. Please enquire for larger groups or private sessions.

Who can go Canyoning?

Our canyoning trips are ideal for anyone over the age of 10, who has a good level of fitness and is confident about pushing their boundaries.
You do not need to have any previous canyoning experience as we will teach you everything you need to know.

If you would like more information regarding the specifics of our canyoning trips, please contact us via

What should you wear Canyoning?

Specialised equipment and safety kit such as wetsuits, helmets, buoyancy aids and harnesses will all be provided. We strongly recommend that swimwear is worn below the wetsuit as well as a rash vest or synthetic top.

Please ensure that each participant brings the following:

  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Shorts
  • Comfy trainers (these will get soaked!)
  • A warm change of clothes

Full onsite changing facilities are available for all participants.

Key Information

  • £80PP
  • Approximately 4 hours.
  • Please enquire for larger groups/private sessions.
  • Minimum Age 10.
  • Minimum height 1.3m.
  • You do not need to have any previous canyoning experience.
  • Wetsuit, Helmet, Buoyancy aid and Harness are provided.
  • Please bring warm clothes & towels for after your activity.
  • Changing facilities are on site.