Honister’s Climb the Mine adventure is a fun-packed underground experience where participants get to explore inside the old slate mine. It’s a thrilling journey through the subterranean world, allowing visitors to scale the mine cavern walls, traverse tunnels, climb ladders, and discover fascinating artefacts.
Climb the mine is an action-packed underground adventure for all the family. Come rain or shine, participants are given the opportunity to journey deep into the heart of the lake district. Winding passages and old mining routes lead the way to a range of exciting obstacles, including rope bridges, ladders, a zip line and Tarzan swing. This is the ultimate rainy day activity in the Lake District!
Delve into the heart of history and challenge your limits by following in the footsteps of the brave old miners who once toiled to extract the legendary Honister green slate.
This high-energy experience takes you on a journey like no other. Vertical climbs, rope-bridge crossings, and daring steel ladder ascents will test your mettle as you navigate through the rugged terrain. Along the way, you’ll explore hidden passages and grand caverns, immersing yourself in the secrets of the slate miners’ world and unveiling a previously unseen underground realm. The grand finale awaits as you emerge triumphantly to a breathtaking view of one of England’s highest mountain passes. It’s a heart-pounding, fun-filled journey that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.
No. This is agreed to in the terms and conditions at the time of booking.
We will, however, issue you with a voucher which is valid for 12 months if cancelled 48 hours BEFORE the date of your activity. If you cancel WITHIN 48 hours vouchers will not be issued.
Yes. Located in the main visitor area. It is open daily serving paninis, soup, bacon sandwiches and homemade cakes with teas and coffees.
Whilst we try to cater for all dietary requirements sometimes it is not always possible.
The duration of Climb the Mine is roughly 2.5 hours.
“Climb the Mine” at Honister Slate Mine is likely a 2.5 hour adventure activity that involves exploring the inside of the historic slate mine. Participants go through a series of challenging obstacles as they ascend or descend parts of the mine using various techniques like Via Ferrata, zip-lining, or climbing ladders and ropes. It’s an exciting and unique way to explore inside the mine and stunning landscapes of the Lake District.
Climb the Mine has a moderate level of physical demands, such as climbing ladders or traversing obstacles. Participants should generally have a reasonable level of fitness and mobility.