Mine Exploration

a group of youngsters exiting a cave after caving at KepplewrayStep back in time

Slate mining was once a thriving industry in the Lake District and the hills around Kepplewray abound with old quarries and mine workings. Some of these can be safely accessed and our knowledgeable instructors can lead your exploration into an unfamiliar world, lit by only torches and candles.

Cathedral Cavern awaits...

Mine Exploration offers:

  • Breathtaking scenes you will never forget.
  • Historical knowledge of the mining industry.
  • Friendship bonds developing as the group faces unknown challenges in the dark and help each other overcome them.

  • Expertly delivered our exhilarating and challenging activities are what makes Kepplewray a memorable and rewarding experience whatever your age or ability. Kepplewray offers a very broad range of activities allowing our instructors to tailor your activity programme to meet the objectives of your entire group.

    We can't wait to introduce you to Kepplewray and the exceptional environment on our doorstep, so why not begin the adventure now by calling 01229 716936 or complete the 'Find out More' form on the right of this page.


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