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Threlkeld Quarry & Mining Museum

Museum of Lakeland Mining & Quarrying. Underground guided tour. Largest collection of vintage excavators in Europe. 2ft gauge passenger carrying railway.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access


Threlkeld Quarry Threlkeld Keswick Cumbria CA12 4TT

Open days

Daily Easter-Oct 1000-1700. Santa in Dec.


By Bus: A66

By Rail: Penrith / 14 miles

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