The UK's Nationwide Geology Club for Children

Come Fossil Hunting at Kings Dyke Nature Reserve, Peterborough
Jun22

Come Fossil Hunting at Kings Dyke Nature Reserve, Peterborough

Join us for the next Rockwatch field trip on Saturday 2 July 2022 to Kings Dyke Nature Reserve near Peterborough. The area is historically famous for brick making thanks to the abundant clay pits but it is also extremely rich in Jurassic-age fossils. Many of the original pits have been made into nature reserves and it’s one of these we’ll be visiting. With the help of Rockwatch Guides, Rockwatchers are very likely to find...

Read More
Enjoy the Summer Science Exhibition 2022
Jun22

Enjoy the Summer Science Exhibition 2022

The Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition 2022 which takes place from 6-10 July will appeal to many Rockwatchers, whether you are able to visit in person or online. There will be a mix of fascinating talks and hands-on interactive sessions on a wide range of science topics. including how scientists are using everyday items from waste to replace oil and discover more about the first meteorite fall in the UK for 30 years....

Read More
Join us in Whitby this weekend for our next Field Trip
Jun16

Join us in Whitby this weekend for our next Field Trip

Join us on the next Rockwatch field trip this weekend as we explore North East England’s Jurassic Dinosaur Coast in Whitby on Saturday 18th June. We’ll be looking at depositional environments and fossil indicators and hope to find lots of fossils to add to your collections. The fieldtrip is being led by local geology experts Mick Oates and Paul Hildreth. And if you like, you can bring fossils you’ve already found for...

Read More
Next Rockwatch Field Trip – Hunt for Pebbles at Thorndon Country Park
Jun06

Next Rockwatch Field Trip – Hunt for Pebbles at Thorndon Country Park

Did you know that every pebble tells a story? Do you want to know how to identify 80 million year old pebbles? Would you like to know how pebbles tell us about past global climate changes? Join us and other Rockwatchers on our next field trip to find out!  We’ll spend the afternoon of Saturday 11 June from 2pm in the beautiful Essex countryside at Thorndon Country Park learning all about pebbles. It’s a vast and...

Read More
Rockwatch Field Trip Update
Apr28

Rockwatch Field Trip Update

The Hastings field trip is now FULL but don’t worry – there are still some spaces on our other planned field trips including – Saturday, 11 June 2022 14:00 – 16:00 Pebble Hunt at Thorndon Country Park Thorndon Country Park, Brentwood Essex Saturday, 18 June 2022 All Day Yorkshire Jurassic Coast trip to Whitby Saturday, 2 July 2022 All Day Kings Dyke Nature Reserve, Peterborough Saturday, 16 July 2022 –...

Read More