Honister Slate Mine

Have yourself a guided mine tour through Honister Slate Mine, England’s oldest working slate mine. Making your way through the 900 year old mine deep in the heart of the former volcano, Fleetwith Pike.

The mine has endless tunnels and narrows passages, as well as huge openings that give you a massive sense of scale. Get ready to explore through history, and discover this archaeological marvel. You will also learn how the Victorian miners worked by using only hand tools and candle light.

As well as tours, there have been many other events within the mines from cricket matches to concerts. For more information on tours and special events in the mine, visit the Honister Slate Mine website.

Adult: £12.50 (16yrs and over)
Child: £7.50 (aged 10 -15yrs)
Family: £35.00 (2 adults + 2 children)

Honister Pass, Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria CA12 5XN