Borrowdale - National Trust

Borrowdale - National Trust
Head of Colesdale, above Braithwaite
CA12 5UP




Borrowdale property office

017687 74649

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The sculptural remains of the slate quarrying carried out at Castle Crag, Borrowdale, Lake District, Cumbria

Last mineral mine processing mill to operate in the lake district. The last operating mineral mine in the lake district. Housing complete assemblage of processing machinery.

Venue Type:

Museum, Industrial heritage site

Opening hours

Please check the National Trust website before visiting.

Admission charges

Processing mill: £4.50
NT members: £2.50


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photograph of crow park, keswick

Derwent Water Family Adventure Trail

  • 25 October — 2 November 2014

Within easy walking distance you will find the shores of Derwent Water with spectacular views of the surrounding fells. Change the pace of life as you follow the trail through the woods and beside the lake. Now's your chance to skim a stone or climb a tree; why not build a den or try creating your own wild art. This trail offers you a selection of the 50 Things to do before you're 11 3/4.

The self led trail starts at the National Trust Lakeside Shop Keswick, CA12 5DJ.

Suitable for

  • Any age


£1.50 per trail map.