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Exciting News! Repeat Visit to Somerset Earth Science Centre

Somerset Earth Science Centre

Somerset Earth Science Centre

Back by popular demand, we’re excited to announce our much-anticipated return to the Somerset Earth Science Centre on Tuesday, August 13th!

Following the incredible response from our previous trip, we’re thrilled to open up a few more spots for Rockwatch members who are eager to delve into the wonders of Somerset’s geological treasures.

If you missed out on our last adventure, now’s your chance to join us for an unforgettable experience. We have a limited number of places for Rockwatch members, which are likely to fill up fast! So, don’t delay – secure your spot today to ensure you don’t miss out on this opportunity.

Event Details:

  • Where: Somerset Earth Science Centre, Moons Hill Quarry Stoke St Michael, BA3 5JU.
  • When: Tuesday, August 13th, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

What to Expect:

  • Fascinating Collection: Explore our captivating collection of Mendip Rocks, Minerals, and Fossils, curated to amaze and inspire.
  • Show and Tell: Bring along your own fossils and rocks to share with our knowledgeable experts, who are eager to discuss and identify your finds.
  • Creative Workshops: Unleash your creativity with our fossil arts and crafts activities, designed for enthusiasts of all ages.
  • Geo Time Quiz Trail: Embark on an outdoor adventure with our engaging geo time quiz trail, perfect for those who love a challenge.
  • Refreshments: Take a moment to relax and recharge by the lake with light refreshments.
  • Souvenirs: Browse the selection of fossils and minerals available for purchase, so you can take home a piece of the experience.


  • Price: £5 per person (Rockwatch members).
  • Booking: Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Important Information:

  • Parking: Please reverse park at the top of the car park and follow the lakeside path to the Somerset Earth Science Centre.
  • Website: For more information about the Centre, visit

Author: Helen Connolly

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