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Canyoning

What is Canyoning?

Set in the picturesque Lake District National Part, our canyoning trip offers nature’s own waterpark. If you are looking to go Canyoning in The Lake District (aka Gorge Walking/Gorge Scrambling) our location for this activity is only 15 minutes from our Centre at Honister Slate Mine! You will make your way along the course of a waterfall abseiling down sheer faces and scrambling over rocks along the way in this magnificent mountainous landscape.
Our canyoning sessions are delivered by a team of experienced and fully trained canyon guides whose passion for the sport and our amazing location will guarantee you an unforgettable adventure.
The session takes 4 hours, running from 9:30 am and/or 1:30pm, groups of up to 6
Please enquire for larger groups/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 about what is involved on our canyoning trips, please contact us bookings@honister.com

What should you wear Canyoning?

We will provide you with a Wetsuit, Wet socks, Helmet, Buoyancy aid and Harness as well as all the other safety equipment you will require to descend the canyon. We recommend you wear swimwear underneath the wetsuit, as well as a rash vest or synthetic top and waterproof trousers when the weather is a little cooler.

Kit List! please bring swimwear, towel, trainers that will get soaked!, warm clothes for post activity., we will provide changing facilities onsite for you.

Bring a pair of shoes that fit comfortably and that will get soaking wet.

Key Information

  • 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.
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