Excursions

We run a range of trips to cover most tastes throughout the year, from race meetings to historic buildings. All our day trips and short breaks incorporate comfort breaks if they are necessary. If you will need to pay any extras, in the way of admission charges, we will tell you here - we know that there is nothing worse than paying for a day out and then discovering that you have to pay as much again to get your full enjoyment from the day.

Day Trips

Honister Slate Mine and Keswick

Wed 13 Jun 9:00am

A day to remember, taking in the amazing scenery of Borrowdale on the way to the Honister Slate Mine, high up on the Honister Pass. Leaving at 9am from Dumfries, with pick ups possible in Annan and Gretna, we arrive in Keswick at about 11am. After 2 hours in the "Capital of the Lakes" we set off on the high road to the Honister Slate Mine, where we are booked on the 2pm tour. This is suitable for all age groups and lasts for approximately one and a half hours. Following the tour there is an opportunity to purchase souvenirs in the shop. We leave at about 4.15pm, with a half hour break at Rheghed on the return journey, arriving home at about 7pm. Cost, inclusive of the Mine Tour, is £27.