If you are looking for adventurous activities then take the climb on this Victorian miners 'iron way' up Fleetwith Pike, towering 2000ft above the valley.
Honister Slate Mine, Honister Pass, Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria CA12 5XN
Tel: 01768 777230
Active and Sport, Outdoor Activities
Ages 5 - 12, Schools and Groups, Teenagers
(based on family of 4)
If you are looking for truly adventurous activities then take the climb on this Victorian miners ’iron way’ up Fleetwith Pike, towering 2000ft above the valley! The adventure activities are located at Honister Slate Mine in Cumbria where you can also take a Mine Tour and Climb the Mine adventure.
There are two options available, Classic or Extreme guided by professionals and secured to the mountain by cable throughout. Suitable for children over 10 years and 1.30m height only and 10 to 16 years children must be accompanied by and adult.
You can also take the ’Infiniti Bridge’ adventure, strung across a breathtaking gorge high up on the mountain it is the longest of this type of bridge in Britain – not for the faint hearted!
See the website for full details, prices and booking.
Stay safe. Coronavirus advice is being updated daily and most attractions are closed. Feel free to browse for future trips. Let’s Go with the Children is still open and are here to help and support families with ideas and information to keep you safe and your kids entertained at home.