Harehope Quarry, Frosterley, Weardale, DL13 2SG info@harehopequarry.org.uk 07807 002032

Harehope Quarry

Sustainable living in a natural environment

Natural explorers – July

Come and enjoy some fun and games inspired by the natural environment. Share the things you enjoyed around a campfire. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. Children £5 Booking is essential for all events.

Natural explorers – June

Come and enjoy some fun in the outdoors for the afternoon. Using only the natural materials around you help to rescue some creatures in distress! Raft and boat making for the child in everyone. Celebrate your success around a campfire. Under 8s must…
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Introduction to charcoal making

Learn the basics of charcoal making – what materials to use, how to load, light and shut down a kiln and what is involved in grading and bagging the charcoal. The day includes a bag of charcoal to take home and tea,…
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Children’s art and craft session

Join us for a fun indoor/outdoor arts and crafts session. Children can have a go at a range of visual arts to make something creative to take home, Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult.

Green wood turning on the pole lathe

Learn the basics of turning freshly cut green wood on the leg powered pole lathe. You’ll find out how to work with wood still green and fresh from the tree; you’ll split it, shape it on a shave horse and then turn…
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