Honister Slate Mine
This video shows the Via Ferrata experience, suitable for more active clients.
There are activities more suitable for those who move at a gentler pace and are interested in the history of Honister and the fascinating story of how slate is mined and processed.
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Honister Slate Mine is located at the head of Honister Pass in the centre of the Lake District.
Here at Honister we produce the world famous Westmorland Green Slate, a beautiful, functional 450 million year old material that has been extracted here for centuries. We also host the most thrilling, interesting and memorable Lake District Adventures. These include our Via Ferrata, Infinity Bridge, Climb in the mine and our mine tours. Whatever the weather. We look forward to welcoming you and showing you around our spectacular location.
Perched at the top of Honister Pass is Honister’s Sky Hi Café with locally sourced and beautifully prepared home cooked food, drinks, and ice cream. Vegan and gluten free options are available and full facilities are provided.