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Crags Adventures Abseiling

Hodge Close Quarry. This abseil site is situated in an impressive disused slate quarry in Little Langdale and boasts a 120ft abseil. Parking is free and the cars are parked at the top of the quarry so no walking! Cathedral Quarry. This location is also situated in an impressive disused slate quarry in Little Langdale.

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MD Model Works Hodge Close Quarry Cumbria

The site is located a few miles from Coniston. If your driving from Ambleside towards Coniston you will see a sign that reads "Hodge Close Only" take that road and after a short drive of a few minutes you will arrive at the Quarry. The first view you should see, besides the mountains is the above shot.

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Hodge Close Quarry © Ian Taylor cc-by-sa/2.0 Geograph

Hodge Close Quarry This level area outside the quarry is a spoil heap, which has been partially colonised by vegetation including birch trees. There is a glimpse of the Langdale Pikes in the distance.

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Hodge Close Cottages Posts Facebook

Excitement at Hodge Close this week. Action scenes from Infinite (Mark Wahlberg) filmed over the quarry. Zip wire, stunt men, drones, helicopter etc. And all the while the surrounding peace of the mountains with mellow autumn colours and low golden watery sunshine.

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Hodge Close Trail (Coniston) UPDATED 2019 All You Need

Hodge close is a great place to visit, but very dangerous if not treated with care. You can access the quarry by a steep path, treacherous in the wet. Wear sensible footwear. then enter the other quarry thru a large gap in the rocks.

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Abseiling At Hodge Close Quarry Lakeland

Hodge Close Quarry is just one of many slate workings in the Tilberthwaite Valley, between Langdale and Coniston. This was worked on a large scale from the 19th century to small scale in the early 1960s.

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Hodge Close Quarry, Rock climbing theCrag

Hodge Close Quarry. The West Wall; The Pool Wall; The All Weather Gym; The Main Wall; The Upper Main Wall; The Central Wall. Parrock Quarry; Cathedral Quarry; Dossworthy Quarry; Moss Rig Quarry; Runestone Quarry; Tilberthwaite Quarry; Hen Crag

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Oversharing Holme Fell from Hodge Close

Jun 11, 2013 · Hodge Close quarry a long way down Holme Fell has caught me out once before. I continued down The Struggle to Ambleside, moped around some shops for a bit and then decided to head on to Hodge Close to knock Holme Fell out. quick up and down

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Hodge Close Green Slate Quarry, Ambleside Slate & Slate

Find Hodge Close Green Slate Quarry in Ambleside, LA22. Get contact details, videos, photos, opening times and map directions. Search for local Slate & Slate Products near you on Yell.

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Hodge Close Quarry FRCC

Slate > Hodge Close Quarry > Route Comment The Main Event 15-Jun-2017

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Hodge Close Quarry in Coniston, Cumbria. The remains of a

Hodge Close Quarry in Coniston, Cumbria. The remains of a crane submerged in a quarry approximately 152m deep. Other items include vans, cars and other machinery used when the slate quarry was active.

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Report Hodge close slate quarry, Coniston, May '11

Jan 28, 2019 · The quarry was worked as a open pit (now flooded by 150ft) with levels and chamber coning off the bottom, access levels and above the pit. Most of these levels have now been obliterated by more modern operations, and those left can only be accessed by diving. Today Hodge Close is best known for cave diving, UKDivers has this to say-

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Moss Rigg spoil heaps seen from Hodge Close, near Tilberth

Jun 25, 2011 · Moss Rigg spoil heaps seen from Hodge Close, near Tilberthwaite, Coniston, Lake District National Park, Cumbria, UK The lone surviving building in view (~700 m away) was part of Moss Rigg slate quarry, the cliff-sided pit of which is on the left, behind its spoil heaps.

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Hodge Close silver birch Gavin Dronfield photography

Hodge Close Quarry is just one of many slate workings in the Tilberthwaite Valley, between Little Langdale and Coniston. Now long since closed, Hodge Close

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Hodge Close Quarry Press Release 11th July 2018

Jul 12, 2018 · Sixteen members of Coniston MRT responded to an incident at Hodge Close Quarry near Coniston on Tuesday afternoon, following reports that a swimmer had failed to surface. Members assisted personnel from Cumbria Fire and Rescue and Cumbria Police initially in securing the scene and assisted the missing man's party.

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Man's body found at Hodge Close Quarry Cumbria Crack

[C]umbria Police have confirmed that a man's body was found late last night (10th July) at Hodge Close Quarry, Coniston. Police were contacted at 5.46pm yesterday following a report of a male

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Holme Fell and Hodge Close Quarry Autumn Landscape

Holme Fell above Hodge Close Quarry is a place I've only visited once before in Autumn last year. I'm intrigued by Hodge Close. I'm intrigued by Hodge Close. It's a fantastic location and one us Landscape Photographers could spend a very long time exploring.

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Body of man, 30, found at Hodge Close Quarry The

THE BODY of a 30-year-old man from Barrow has been found at Hodge Close Quarry, Coniston. Police were contacted at 5.46pm yesterday (Tuesday) following a report of a male jumping from height into water. A multi-agency search operation took place and a body of a

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Recent Work — Andrew Mason

Autumnal Larch and Beech trees in Hodge Close Quarry, Tilberthwaite, Cumbria. Hodge Close Quarry. Autumn colours in Hodge Close Quarry, Tilberthwaite, Cumbria. Rydal Cave. Slate reflections in Rydal Cave, Rydal, Cumbria. Silver Birch Tree. Autumnal Silver birch tree, Cannock Chase, Staffordshire.

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Hodge Close Quarry in the UK. Took this last summer but

1536x2048 Hodge Close Quarry in the UK. Took this last summer but didn't realise how nice this picture was. Took this last summer but didn't realise how nice this picture was. I sat and ate lunch on the rock where the sun hits.

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Climbing 'vigilantes' sabotage Lake District rock face

May 02, 2013 · The incident happened some time between April 24-27 at an area called The Works, at Hodge Close Quarry near Coniston. As well as safety bolts being interfered with, a number of 'quickdraws' a

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hodge close quarry Dirtbags Climbing

Only a few days ago, while Wetherlam was dusted with snow and a mist hung low in Hodge Close Quarry I was dangling over the water scrubbling lichen from my new project. Excited for warmer, drier times to get back on the rock, some potential E6 slate is definitely on the cards for 2019.

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Holme Fell Wikipedia

Hodge Close QuarryEdit. The quarry closed just before the start of the Second World War. It has flooded chambers and tunnels which are used by cave divers for sport, but it is a dangerous location and several divers have died over the years, after becoming lost in the murky waters of the tunnels.

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Hodge Close Slate Quarry, 2018 Open Doors Gallery

Hodge Close Quarry (The print above) is a huge excavation of coloured slate, sheer-sided and unfenced, with an original worked depth from ground level of around 300 feet. It's one of the many slate workings that was worked on a large scale in the 19th century in the Tilberthwaite Valley, between Langdale and Coniston.

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Hodge Close Quarry Coniston, Ambleside, Cumbria

Hodge Close Quarry is an extreme diving location set on the outskirts of Coniston. The deep sided slate walls and crystal clear waters are ideal for extreme sports enthusiasts. Certainly not for the faint hearted, but definitely an exciting adventure!

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Holme Fell & Hodge Close Quarry 20.10.18 Concrete

Oct 22, 2018 · At 317m a giant it is not, yet from its start at the slate pit of Hodge Close quarry, to its multiple paths which meander upward through the ferny woodland, to its summit of rocky outcrops overlooking Coniston Water, the whole walk is a pleasant affair in any weather.

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A Sunny Day At Hodge Close Quarry Endless Adventure

Aug 23, 2012 · Plan B Hodge Close Quarry, a spectacular quarry in the heart of the Lake District. Jak 13, the youngest member of the family could not wait. Within seconds of arrival his wetsuit was on and he was raring to go. We played a variety of water games, crawled through tunnels and jumped off cliffs.

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Hodge Close Quarry Drone Flight in the Lake District.

Hodge Close Quarry Drone Flight inc. Tarn Hows. For my second Drone flight in the Lake District I headed to the magnificent Hodge Close Quarry. If you followed last years blog posts you'll notice I spent a fair bit of time at Hodge Close throughout the year.

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Blue hour at Hodge Close Hodge Close Quarry, Lake

Oct 31, 2018 · Hodge Close Quarry, Lake District, Cumbria. Blue hour at Hodge Close Hodge Close Quarry, Lake District, Cumbria.

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Gift Voucher Quarry Quest 2018 2019

Hodge Close Quarry, Coniston Coniston LA21 8DJ, UK LA21 8DJ. About Event. Sessions run from April to November booking necessary. Quarry Quest is an all-day adventure in a 200yr old quarry, jumps, swims, abseils, climbing, caves, challenges and ghosts!! brilliant group, individual and family fun. Tickets

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