£55pp (Min. charge applies)
4-10 people, per group
Up to 3 hours

Climb the Mine at Honister Slate Mine

A unique underground adventure inside the caves and caverns of this historical slate mine.

Take a unique 'one of kind' underground adventure deep inside the caverns of Honister Slate Mine, Keswick. 

Similar to the Via Ferrata Xtreme, but this activity takes you in to the heart of a historic Lake District mountain in to areas only used be miners 100 years ago. As you climb and scramble up vertical rock walls of this historical mine, you'll be scaling airy bridges and tackling metal ladders attached to the rock in this subterranean world.

Quick Info


09:30 - 12:30
13:30 - 16:30
Times may vary


Minimum 11 years
Due to the size of the ladders and height of safety cables you must be 1.4m tall (or above) to participate.


Qualified Instructor
All technical gear


Warm outdoor clothes
Trainers or Boots
Wet weather gear
Gloves and Hat

What do you need to know about Climb the Mine?

Climb the Mine is an adrenaline filled indoor adventure climbing / scrambling system that uses a permanently fixed cable for safety and protection up the rock face.

This is the perfect activity regardless of what the Lake District weather throws at us as we shelter inside the mine. You will leave this activity energised and excited for more.

For those looking for a challenge. For families with younger children, Climb the Mine means you can share in an activity together. 

Who's Climb the Mine for?

  • Families and Friends
  • Stag and Hen parties
  • School Groups
  • Arrive at Honister Slate Mine 30 minutes before the start of the activity.
  • You will be met in the car park by your instructor. Please do not go to the main reception.
  • There is a £5 parking charge at Honister Slate Mine.
  • You will be sent full joining instructions on booking your place.

Booking Information

COST: £55 per person (inc.VAT)
Min. CHARGE £220 for up to 4 people (inc. VAT)


  • If booking less than 14 days ahead, please contact us for availability before making your online booking.
  • There is a £5 parking charge at Honister Slate Mine.

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