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All reviews great drive honister pass crummock water take your time honister slate mine slate quarries tiny church stretch your legs single track enjoy the scenery pay and display lake district whinlatter forest stunning views car park driver parks
This is a great road to go up or down. You should not be a nervous driver if you attempt this drive but it is well worth the effort as you get fabulous views. It can be narrow in places but you can easily negotiate...More
For me who is not great with steep roads this road was not my choice! Hubby was driving and coming from Buttermere the road is very scenic, I loved the wiggly look of the road between the fells. It didn’t get steep until close to...More
We took the B5289 as part of our route to the hotel we were staying at in Buttermere.
The roads are mainly single track with the odd passing place and prolonged steep hills. My 140bhp 1.8 Toyota even felt a little out of its comfort...More
One of the great drives in the Lake District! Mostly, you have to take your time as the road winds its way up and over the Honister Pass avoiding the curious sheep who seem particularly attracted to the road itself! Obviously, the Pass is probably...More
This drive is an experience not to be missed! The views through the pass are totally awesome in the truest sense of the word. The scenery is spectacular, and we stopped at the slate mine which is so interesting. We have done this drive many...More
I was a little unsure about this as it’s just a road but I was mistaken. This drive was fantastic! All I can say is drive it and discover it for yourself.
I’d happily drive it again even with the nagging kids in the back.
It's a road so what I thought. But it's a lovely lovely smooth drive with lots of iintresting and stunning things to watch. We made movies of it each time we drove along it , so much so my son got bored of holding the...More
Wonderful drive on this road takes you to Derwentwater and then to the Honister Pass and mines (take the tour its worth it) and then thru Whinlatter Forest Park. Plenty to do and yes - vegetarian options available at the last place.