Coniston Copper with horizontal levels such as Hospital Level and visit the conservation work as part of the HLF grant. Bring helmet, headtorch, harness and cow’s tails. Some spare sets available to borrow on request. Grade D – exploring underground levels with shaft crossings, low ceilings and very uneven / loose rocks on floor. Water up to welly depth in places.
Meet at 9.30am in the lane which leads up to the Coppermines Valley. Turn off main road at the Black Bull Inn and park up beyond the back of the Ruskin Museum in Coniston. Members Only. Underground Insurance (Green Card) Required.