Dig Deeper Into Coniston Slate

Our Craftsmen

We have two hard-working and experienced craftsmen on site - Neville, who owns the quarry, and George. They blast, quarry and finish all the slate by hand.

Working from their open fronted workshop Neville and George create a product which is unique to the Lake District and which is second-to-none in quality.

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Hand-Made Product

Our products are handmade using only use the finest local slate. Coniston Green Slate is one of the hardest materials available for a tremendous variety of different uses. Its high density and hardwearing quality are among the best in the world.

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Traditional Lakeland

We use traditional Lakeland techniques by experienced local craftsmen, manufacturing a large range of household ornaments, worktops and engraved house signs and numbers.

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Lake District

The Lake District, is a mountainous region, with a rich history of mining. A popular holiday destination, it is famous not only for its lakes, forests, and mountains (or fells), but also for its associations with the early nineteenth-century poetry and writings of William Wordsworth and the other famous Lakeland Poets and Writers.

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Coppermines Cottages

Experience the spectacular mountain scenery, which is home to Coniston Slate. The Coppermines and Lakes Cottages offer self-catering properties in Coniston and the surrounding valleys. From centrally located modern self-catering accommodation to traditional Lakeland cottages, with 70 to choose from there is one just for you.

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