Celebrities at Honister
You will be amazed who you may bump into
on a visit to Honister
Over the years we have attracted the likes;
of Sax genius Snake Davis
Griff Rhys Jones
Trinny & Susannah
and World Cup winner Jack Charlton
Paul O'Grady Show
Street Doctor and not forgetting Peter Rabbit
"Bill" from Corrie
was just passing by on his motorbike and popped in for a cuppa!
(Pictured here with Mark Weir)
But Bill wasn't the only celebrity to visit honister today!
was next to pass by
filming a new Wainwright series.
Previous owner Mark Weir said "We were delighted to welcome both Julia & Bill who were fascinated to hear and see our incredible history."
All the Stars
Sir Jack Charlton
pictured here with
Mark's Mum, Celia
The Hairy Bikers stopped off for a quick cuppa as they travelled over the pass!
Celia was quick to hop on the bike.
Jet the dog looked on!
After a hard days filming the RAF Rescue stopped off for a well deserved rest..
BBC Radio 4
pictured here with Mark on top of the Via Ferrata
aka Ian Reddington pictured here with Martin
Vernon splitting slate with Ben
Chief Executive of Cumbria Tourism receives a magnificent Honister Slate table endorsed with the new "Lake Ditsrict" branding. Delivered to their brand new offices at Staveley
by Mark Weir
Eric Robson Chairman of Cumbria Tourism, officially opens the Tatton Garden back at Honister.
Came to Honister in 2005 to select slate for her Chelsea Flower Show Garden
Winning 1st Prize
In 2001 The Duke of Edinburgh came to re-opened Honister.
Pictured here with Mark outside the mine entrance.
Paul McCartney proposed to Heather whilst on his trip to the Lakes, which included a visit to Honister in 2001.
Jonathan Edwards and his family enjoyed a mine tour in 2004.
In 2003 Jennifer Love Hewitt and Paul Nicholls were at Honister whilst producing the film "If Only"
Watch the clip below (5min 29sec)