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Exploring Chilterns Chalk: A Journey Through Time with Rockwatch & Friends

The Chiltern Hills Illustration of a chalk landscape by Livi Gosling

The Chiltern Hills Illustration of a chalk landscape by Livi Gosling

Join Rockwatch on Thursday, April 11th, for the grand finale of a special events series celebrating Chilterns Chalk. From 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM, immerse yourself in a day of discovery and excitement as we partner with the Chilterns Landscape Partnership and the Chinnor and Princes Risborough Steam Railway for an unforgettable experience.

Step aboard the historic steam train for a nostalgic journey through the picturesque Chilterns landscape. As the train chugs along, prepare to be transported back in time by expert guides, Geologist Haydon Bailey and archaeologist Wendy Morrison. Through engaging talks and interactive activities, they will unveil the fascinating story of Chilterns chalk, from its ancient formation millions of years ago to its diverse uses by generations of inhabitants in and around the region.

Ideal for all Rockwatchers, the talks and activities are tailored to captivate audiences of all ages. Bring the whole family along for a day filled with fun and learning all about chalk.

Ready to embark on this extraordinary journey? Secure your spot on the steam train today by visiting the Chilterns Landscape Partnership website. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to connect with the rich geological and cultural heritage of the Chilterns. Join us as we celebrate the timeless allure of Chilterns chalk and uncover the secrets of our shared past.

Author: Helen Connolly

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