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Great place to visit awe inspiring

Enjoy a great walk and visit some amazing caves. Be careful of the deep water in the first quarry... read more

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Amazing place

We started our walk at Elterwater walking part of the edge of the lake then past a waterfall... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Little Langdale, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Enjoy a great walk and visit some amazing caves. Be careful of the deep water in the first quarry by the car park. Follow the path past the cottage on your left and follow the National Trust walk. Make sure you don't miss the right...More

Thank Billyblox
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We started our walk at Elterwater walking part of the edge of the lake then past a waterfall heading towards slaters bridge. Cathedral quarry is a little off the beaten track and you need to know it’s there or you could miss it. You walk...More

1  Thank Alison C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on our stay over in lakeland and WOW what an amazing place!!!,a must see ,the acoustics are amazing in the cave couldn't help belting out a note. Lots of climbing to do which I saw many families enjoying

Thank ozzetteHull
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Great fun place to visit. Suitable for children and there were people with dogs but you won’t be able to climb much with them. Great to go into and over the caves. I would recommend really exploring the area. Not just the main caves. There’s...More

Thank Abby W
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our brief visit to this impressive disused quarry. The main entrance is easy enough to get to (although there is a stone stile to negotiate at the bottom to the track leading to the main tunnel). I managed to find a NT map...More

4  Thank Clare S
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Our family really enjoyed this outing. The younger boys loved having to use torches in the tunnels and the light in the cathedral cave was a photographer's dream. Little signage, slippery paths and endless possibilities for banging heads on low rock made a refreshingly fun...More

Thank Culture802711
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

This is a brilliant place to visit, We came across various entrances to view cathedral rock along with another cave behind cathedral. Would have loved to explore the area further but ran out of time.

Thank kelwoody78
Reviewed 6 July 2018

The main route in via the tunnel at the Slaters Bridge side is straight forward for all. The Cave is fascinating and an amazing monument to the indutrial history in this area. Can be part of a very pleasant walk from Tilberthwaite taking in a...More

Thank Dalefif
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We visited the caves after seeing them on one of Bear Grills programmes. I researched it and how to get there even taking directions from a local man in the cottages at the foot of the quarry. We managed to get to Slater bridge but...More

4  Thank mrsr0ssi
Reviewed 22 June 2018

This has become the home ground of our choir Lakeland Voices - we sing here several times a year - a fantastic acoustic - and the Three Shires Inn nearby has excellent beer for lubrication after (and during) the singing.

1  Thank DavidBurbidge
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Response from Mo A | Reviewed this property |
It is. My dogs loved exploring the nooks and crannies in the area.
6 January 2017|
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Yeas as long as you keep a close eye on them
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Response from Hodgson128 | Reviewed this property |
Park as close to Three Shires Inn as possible, road side parking all that is available in Little Langdale Pop in for a drink walk directions are posted in entrance. Basic walk W from pub, take first right. Continue past last... More