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Rockwatch Field Trip to Somerset Earth Science Centre – 14 August – FULLY BOOKED!

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Date(s) - Wednesday, 14 August 2024
10:00 - 16:00

Somerset Earth Science Centre


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Somerset Earth Science Centre

Sorry – this event is now fully booked. Look out for other field trips coming up.

Join us on our Rockwatch field trip on Wednesday 14 August for a day in the Mendips Exploring Carboniferous Limestone! 

Date: Wednesday 14 August 2024

Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location: Somerset Earth Science Centre, Mendip Hills, Somerset

Join us for an exciting adventure into the depths of Carboniferous Somerset as we explore the majestic Mendip Hills! Our day begins at the purpose-built Somerset Earth Science Centre, nestled in the heart of the stunning Mendip landscape.

Activities include:

  • Investigating the fascinating Carboniferous geology of the area and it’s unique history of mining.
  • Rockwatchers will enjoy an exclusive insight into the fabulous collection of fossils and minerals at the Centre.
  • Fossil hunting at the renowned Writhlington fossil site – a specially preserved area perfect for budding paleontologists.

Important Details:

Age Limit: Suitable for over 7s.

Price: £5 per family.

Booking Policy: We regret that refunds cannot be provided for last-minute bookings, adhering to the Earth Science Centre’s policy.

Bookings: The final date of booking is 8 August 2024. This trip has been very popular in the past so book now to avoid disappointment!

Safety First:

  • As safety is our priority, spaces for some events are limited. Please reserve your spot in advance to avoid disappointment.
  • Dress appropriately for outdoor exploration, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Remember to bring your own hard hats.
  • If an event appears full, don’t hesitate to contact Rockwatch. We’ll do our best to accommodate you or add you to the waiting list for cancellations.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to delve into the geological wonders of the Mendip Hills! Reserve your place now by completing the booking form below.


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Aerial photo showing Moons Hill Quarry, Radstock in Somerset


Children must be accompanied by an adult so please buy tickets for children and accompanying adult/s.

This event is fully booked.

Author: Kate Adler

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