Wiltshire Geology Group
Wiltshire Geology Group

NEW...

EXPLORE THE GEOLOGY OF THE SALISBURY CATHEDRAL CLOSE

by Steve Hannath 

A new guide on the building stones of Salisbury Cathedral Close:  Price £2.00. Obtainable from Salisbury Museum, the Cathedral shop, Salisbury Information Centre and the author: 

stevehannath@talktalk.net  

Wiltshire's landscape is inextricably bound up with the rocks beneath the surface. It is our aim to raise public awareness of Earth Sciences and draw peoples attention to the way the landscape, and the towns and villages within it, are influenced by the underlying geology.

Upcoming Events

               

Wiltshire Museum event:

 

GUIDED GEOLOGY & LANDSCAPE WALK around East Knoyle and Windmill Hill                          

2:00 pm, Saturday, 19th August, 2017 

 

A 4 mile (3 hour) walk led by Isobel Geddes (along footpaths, tracks & lanes) looking at geology, landscape and building stones. The varied geology with steeply dipping rocks makes the terrain hilly but there is a spectacular view over the Stour valley. Meet Saturday 19th August 2017 at 2 pm. at Windmill Hill: ST 872 311. 

 

Stout footwear, protective clothing to suit the prevailing weather conditions and reasonable mobility will be required (participants must be able to walk at least four miles at a reasonable pace). Walk includes a steep hill and is expected to take about 2.5 hours.

 

Booking essential: £10 (£8 WANHS members)

Payment is required with booking - can pay online http://www.wiltshiremuseum.org.uk

Or by phone (with card) Telephone: 01380 727369      

 

 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING  Thursday 21st July 2016 at 7pm.      

at the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust,  Elm Tree Court,  Long Street,  Devizes  SN10 1NJ      

If you are able to attend please do let Clare (our Secretary) know because entry to the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust office has be done by a key (we cannot leave the door unlocked) and the meeting room is at the other end of the building.  Email  harrington_clare@hotmail.com     If she knows you coming we will make sure someone is there to let you in.

 

 

 


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