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Amazing and worth a visit

Took a bit of finding and we had to ask directions from a cyclist, even with a map it was tricky to... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2018
Elaine B
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Tranquil, historical spot

It would be far better to stumble upon something as beautiful as Cathedral Quarry without having... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2018
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

Took a bit of finding and we had to ask directions from a cyclist, even with a map it was tricky to locate. Huge cavern, very atmospheric and worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 1 December 2018

It would be far better to stumble upon something as beautiful as Cathedral Quarry without having seen any pictures. The unassuming entrance leads to one of the most incredible spaces the Lake District has to offer, but most people will have already seen pictures of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 4clare4
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We visited Cathedral Quarry on the last day of our visit to Little Langdale. Locating the quarry was easy. Just cross over the bridge/ford from Little Langdale and turn right. It's only a short walk from the bridge, keep an eye out for the quarry...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

What a wonderful experience this was! We were on holiday with two little ones aged 4 and 7, and really uninspired by the expensive family attractions on offer. I am so glad we took the gamble of coming here, despite nearly turning back twice as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank weeny1979
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Hard to imagine that this vast hole was dug and blasted out by man. It is quite a spectacle and is well worth a visit. Down the road marked Tiberthwaite opposite the Three Shires Inn. To the end over the bridge and keep right.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gordonj258
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic "cave" worth visiting. Take a good quality slr camera, as a smartphone just cannot capture the impressiveness of this place. There is a deep pool of water in the cavern on the left hand side, but if it's low enough you can skirt round...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Leopardy4
Reviewed 24 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Billyblox
Reviewed 27 August 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Alison C
Reviewed 24 August 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Nicole H
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Response from 718chrisu | Reviewed this property |
They have a children's menu.
Becky W
19 March 2018|
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Response from Mo A | Reviewed this property |
It is. My dogs loved exploring the nooks and crannies in the area.
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Yeas as long as you keep a close eye on them