Cathedral Quarry Abseil

The ultimate adrenaline rush.  

We'll guide you on a 25 minute walk to the hidden gem of Cathedral Quarry - A disused Green Slate Quarry. Spend some time with us exploring the magnificent cavern and tunnels of Cathedral Quarry which is situated just outside the village of Coniston. Abseil 150 ft down into depths of the quarry. Your abseil may start with a smaller one to get warmed up and then progress to the big one. Your fully qualified and experienced instructor will guide you down every step of the way.

Allow 4 hours

Walk in Bear and Warwicks footsteps! - Catherdral Quarry was recently used in 'Bear Grylls mission with Warwick Davis' in which Path to Adventure were part of the safety team. Check out the video and behind the scenes photos below.


We provide:

  • Instruction from qualified and friendly local guides.

  • Harnesses to fit all sizes.

  • Specialist quality equipment. 

What to wear:

Sturdy trainers or boots, suitable clothing for mountain weather. Snacks and water.


Prices from £60 pp. Discounts are available for large groups. Make it a full day adventure and combine an abseil with another activity. From £72 pp. Activities that go really well with abseiling are Ghyll scrambling, Canoeing and Rock Climbing.

Under 18's must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian.

Keepers Cottage, 



Kirkby in Furness

LA17 7XN