Cathedral Quarry Explore & 150ft Abseil | Path to Adventure

Date(s) - 19/04/2023
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Outdoor Activities

Cathedral Quarry Explore & 150ft Abseil

The ultimate adrenaline rush!

We’ll take you on a 25-minute guided walk through beautiful woodland and 17th & 18th century slate mines with their rich history.

The destination is Cathedral Quarry – bought by Beatrix Potter in 1929 and donated to the National Trust, it is preserved today for its geological interest as an important part of the local landscape. It is situated close to the village of Coniston. Here you can explore the awesome cavern and tunnels of the quarry.

After exploring the quarry we’ll make our way to the top where you’ll have stunning views across the Langdale valley. You’ll have the opportunity to have a few goes at abseiling down the big walls of the 150ft quarry.

Our friendly expert instructor will be there to help you every step of the way. We provide instruction from qualified and friendly local guides. Harnesses to fit all sizes. Specialist quality equipment.

Meeting point: Hodge Close, 10 minutes drive from Coniston. LA21 8DJ

Price: £69pp | Discount available for large groups

Duration: Allow 4 hours

Suitable for: Age 12+

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