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Honister slate

Ian Tyler

Honister slate

the history of a Lakeland slate mine

by Ian Tyler

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Published by Blue Rock in Caldbeck .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Slate industry -- England -- Honister -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ian Tyler.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination187p.
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15358047M
    ISBN 100952302802
    OCLC/WorldCa32016346

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    Finding Honister Slate Mine & Via Ferrata Honister Slate Mine is located at the top of Honister Pass and can be reached from the direction of Honister Pass, passing pictureque Buttermere on the way or from the Keswick direction via the Borrowdale valley, passing Derwentwater and the small hamlet of Seatoller. Honister Slate Mine The Honister Slate Mine (which is also known as the Slate Mine in Honister) in Cumbria is the last working slate mine in England. Quarrying for Westmorland green slate has been taken place in the area since Apart from the mining, it is also a popular tourist attraction in the Lake District National Park.

    Rock Climbing around Honister Slate Mine, Cumbria with prices from £ Book Rock Climbing now with Geronigo. A MAN knocked a fellow Honister Slate Mine employee unconscious during a vicious metal pole attack. Attila Vicsics, 50, lost his temper and turned violent as Author: Rebecca Henrys.


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Located at the head of Honister Pass in the centre of the Lake District, Honister Slate Mine offers a range of indoor and outdoor adventures for a range of ages and abilities.

Honister is also the last working slate mine in England. We recommend booking Honister Slate Mine tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund.

See all 32 Honister Slate Mine tours on Tripadvisor/5(K). View Cart. Add to basket / Details. Slate Bookends (Medium) £ km from Honister Slate Mine Situated in Keswick, this cottage is mi ( km) from Bowder Stone and mi ( km) from Honister Slate Mine.

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Last Tuesday we travelled across to Honister Slate Mine with a fresh fall of snow dusting the high fells,and snow flurries at times. The steep winding road up to the mines, 1 in 4 gradient in places was the first challenge conquered/5(K).

Known as the producer of the famous Westmorland green slate, Honister Slate Mine opened to the public in while its mining operations continued. One of the mine's main attractions is the via ferrata, a series of steel cables affixed to the mountainside. Honister Pass is a mountain pass in the English Lake is located on the B road, linking Seatoller, in the valley of Borrowdale, to Gatesgarth at the southern end of pass reaches an altitude of 1, feet ( m), making it one of the highest in the region, and also one of the steepest, with gradients of up to 1-in-4 (25%).

There has been a slate mine at Honister since and, in its current form, is the last working slate mine in England. At m above sea level, it’s a great place to start a walk to one of England’s favourite mountains; Great Gable. Starting from Honister is could be considered cheating, though don’t let that put you off this superb route.

Planning a trip to Honister Slate Mine. To find it, travel to the terrific city of Manchester before continuing to Lake District, about 75 miles ( kilometers) away. Kick back and chill out after a day out at Honister Slate Mine. You can choose from 16 accommodation options that are situated within 6 miles (10 kilometers).

Sadly, at am on Wednesday 9 March, a helicopter was found crashed, metres south-east of the Honister slate mine, in Borrowdale.

The pilot was found dead in the helicopter at the scene. Utilising a wealth of rare and unpublished images from official archives, authors Alastair Cameron and Liz Withey tell the story behind the development of the Honister Slate Mine in the Lake District.

Though the exact date that mining at the site began. Things to do near Honister Slate Mine on Tripadvisor: reviews and 8, candid photos of things to do near Honister Slate Mine in Keswick, United Kingdom.

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