The UK's Nationwide Geology Club for Children

Half Term Geology Fun with Rockwatch
Feb06

Half Term Geology Fun with Rockwatch

Join Rockwatch over Half Term at two fun-filled days of geology games and activities! Uxbridge Rock Show When: Monday 12 February from 9.30am. Where: Uxbridge Library, High St, Uxbridge UB8 1HD  – very close to Uxbridge Station (Metropolitan and Piccadilly lines) With: Rockwatch have teamed up with the Harrow & Hillingdon Geological Society to liven up half term for young geology lovers of all ages.  What: There...

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Win a FREE Family Ticket to Dinosaurs in the Park!
Jul18

Win a FREE Family Ticket to Dinosaurs in the Park!

We’ve teamed up with Dinosaurs in the Park to bring you an exclusive Rockwatch VIP Family Ticket Give Away (worth £40). Dinosaurs in the Park is an exciting experience where you come face to face with 40 life-sized animatronic dinosaur models as you immerse yourself in what life was like for these gigantic prehistoric titans. We’re giving a lucky Rockwatcher the chance to win a family ticket for any of the Manchester dates...

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The Bendricks Fossilised Dinosaur Footprints in South Wales
Feb25

The Bendricks Fossilised Dinosaur Footprints in South Wales

Bendricks dinosaur trackways Image 1 of 6 Bendricks dinosaur trackways Steve Howe shares his fascinating geological insights into The Bendricks, where Lily Wilder recently hit national news with her dinosaur footprint fossil find, as featured on the BBC website. The coast between Cardiff and Barry exposes a wonderful succession of 220-200 million year old Upper Triassic rocks.  Around Penarth and Lavernock, just to the west of...

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Bone Cancer Diagnosed in Dinosaur
Aug11

Bone Cancer Diagnosed in Dinosaur

Rockwatchers interested in the fields of geology and medicine may be intrigued to read a post written by Gretchen Vogel of Science magazine that reports on some fascinating findings recently published in The Lancet Oncology confirming a bone cancer diagnosis in a dinosaur. The dinosaur bone belonged to a Centrosaurus, which was a horned, plant-eating dinosaur. This particular dinosaur, discovered in Alberta in Canada, lived...

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Rockstar Competiton!
Jun23

Rockstar Competiton!

A perfect time to work on your entry to our Rockstar Competition!  This is a past entry to inspire you – a wood ammonite! Your entry can be anything to do with geology  – rocks, fossils or minerals.  How about a dinosaur picture, a record of your past fossil finds, a story, a film, a snakes and ladders game with dinosaurs and sink holes!  Whatever you like, but it needs geological content that is accurate.  The judges will...

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