Borrowdale Story Exhibition Locations
Open daily from 10 a.m. Admission is free but donations are welcome.
What it's known for
The Borrowdale valley is known for its stunning natural beauty, and it's a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds. The valley is home to a variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, rock climbing, fishing, and picnicking.
An outdoor enthusiasts dream
The valley is home to a variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, rock climbing, fishing, and picnicking.
One of the main attractions of the valley is the high fells, including Scafell Pike, which offer challenging and rewarding hiking opportunities. There are also a number of low-level crags that are easily accessible from the road, making the valley a popular spot for rock climbing. Some of the classic climbing routes in the area include Little Chamonix, Shepherd's Crag, Gillercombe Buttress, and Troutdale Pinnacle.
Experience the unique beauty of Sunday Mass held inside one of the UK's last working slate mines
Honister slate mine in Borrowdale Valley has been in operation since the 1700s. The valley also has a rich religious presence, with many churches and chapels. Holding mass inside the mine combines the valley's industrial and spiritual heritage.
Did you know?
Fun facts to just might come up during your next pub quiz