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Honister Yew Tree

Honister Yew Tree

Honister Slate Mine

Honister Slate Mine

  • Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

Cafe-Bar, free entry



Shelly Blignault

017687 77634


Honister Pass,
CA12 5XN


At Honisters Yew Tree cafe/bar you can enjoy snacks and home-made local food. Nestling at the foot of Honister Pass enjoy the Honister's Yew Tree country pub and restaurant. An original miner's cottage, on a sunny day enjoy a pint by the babbling brook.

For further details see www.honister.com

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsPushchairs availableRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Guided tours for individualsGuided tours for groupsSmoking not allowed

Credit cards accepted over £10.

Opening details

Please phone for closing times and during the winter months.


Free entry


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Pushchairs availablePushchairs available
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Guided tours for individualsGuided tours for individuals
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Credit cards accepted over £10.



Plan route to Honister Slate Mine using TransportDirect.infoPlan route using TransportDirect.info

Map reference: NY 245138  Lat: 54.51386 Long: -3.16770

Take A66 to Keswick. Arriving in Keswick drive on the B5289 signposted Borrowdale valley and Rosthwaite. Drive on this road for approximately 10 miles. Honister Slate Mine is situated at the top of the pass on the left.

Accessible by Public Transport: 26 miles from Penrith station