Canoes, Mountains and Caves

Canoes, Mountains & Caves is run by husband and wife team: Mal & Marion Tabb. Based in Carlisle, Cumbria they offer outdoor activities across northern England. In the North Pennines they offer mine exploration trips as well as climbing. The under world is a speciality - from a gentle introductory half day/evening to more challenging vertical trips in the area. Adventurer or mine historian - make use of our local knowledge and up to date gear to enjoy your underground adventure.
Mine exploration in the North Pennines © Canoes, Mountains and Caves


Canoes, Mountains and Caves are based in Carlisle. Their mine exploration trips are often in the mines around Nenthead on Alston Moor in the Cumbrian North Pennines. Contact Mal and Marion on 01228 319894 / 07539 733681 / for details and advice.


  • Boggy ground
  • Off road sections
  • On road sections
  • Steep sections



  • Car parking


Facilities nearby: 

  • Playground
  • Pub
  • Shop
  • Toilets