museums and attractions

Other Sites of Interest / Mines

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

  • 01768 779 747
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Open days

Daily Easter-Oct 1000-1700.


By Bus: A66

By Rail: Penrith / 14 miles


Sat 22nd - Mon 24th Dec 2018: Santa Trains

Visit website for more details and booking. Trains will run at 12, 1 and 2pm. Mince Pies, Mulled Wine and Presents.

Industrial / Santa

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