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Quarry Tours | Delabole Slate
TOUR AVAILABILITY

Please note, sheduled presentations & short tours are available at 2pm from 1st May through to 31st August, Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays. During all other months, or for a Long Tour, please telephone to make a booking.

Group tours can be arranged at other times by prior appointment. Minimum numbers required: Short Tour - 6, Long Tour - 10


Presentations

One daily at 2pm. Duration 30mins approx. 2.50 per person.
(No charge for children under 5 years)

Consists of:
A visit to our showroom. An introduction to the company. A video presentation of Delabole Slate's operation. A short talk on the history, working methods and geology as appropriate to the group. Observe the quarry from the pit viewing platform. Answers to your questions.

Suitable for:
Primary school children and others, including the disabled.


Short Walkabout Tours

One daily at 2pm. Duration 75mins approx. Adults - 8.00, Students & Senior Citizens - 6.00, Family (2 adults & 2 Children) - 22.50
See Tour Availability.

Consists of:
A visit to our showroom. An introduction to the company. A video presentation of Delabole Slate's operation. A short talk on the history, working methods and geology as appropriate to the group. Observe the quarry from the pit viewing platform. Answers to your questions.
A tour of the surface works. See the sawing of large slate blocks and the traditional hand-splitting of Delabole Roofing Slates. View the hand crafting and machining of various slate products.

Suitable for:
Persons over 11 years of age (younger if they can wear the safety gear) and fairly mobile. Sorry, but not currently suitable for disabled persons.


Long Walkabout Tours

Note: By Prior Booking Only
Minimum of 10 persons required.
Duration 120 mins approx. Adults - 12.50, Students & Senior Citizens - 10.00

Consists of:
A visit to our showroom. An introduction to the company. A video presentation of Delabole Slate's operation. A short talk on the history, working methods and geology as appropriate to the group. Observe the quarry from the pit viewing platform. Answers to your questions.
A tour of the pit. See the diamond wire sawing of 600 tonne slate blocks (if in operation at the time) and observe the working faces within the pit.
A tour of the surface works. See the sawing of large slate blocks and the traditional hand-splitting of Delabole Roofing Slates. View the hand crafting and machining of various slate products.

Suitable for:
Persons over 11 years of age and who are reasonably fit. Sorry, but not currently suitable for disabled persons.

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Quarry Tours | Delabole Slate
Quarry Tours | Delabole Slate
Quarry Tours | Delabole Slate
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