Guided Walk
Copper Mills and Miners

© Sally Minchom

25 October 2018

Walk along Coppermines Valley and learn about the fascinating industrial history and archaeology of this beautiful part of Lakeland. Hear stories of the many men, women and children who lived and worked here.

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  • Starts from: Coniston Tourist Information Centre at 10:30 am
  • Price: Free, donations welcome
  • Length: 4.2 km, 2.6 miles
  • Total ascent: 157 m, 515 ft (cumulative height from start point to finish point).
  • Highest point: 200 m, 656 ft
  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Grade: Easy plus
  • Grade description: Short walks of 3-8 km or 2-5 miles. Paths may be rough and uneven with some short ascents and descents. Walking boots may be required - check listings.
  • Booking available

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