Monthly Archives: July 2016

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Mendip Rocks! 2016 Family Funday Frome

Mendip Rocks! 2016 – Festival Launch Family Funday – Frome Museum Saturday September 17th 10am – 4pm Free Event – Donations welcome – Tours charged Frome Museum , 1 North Parade, Frome, BA11 1AT Cheese and Grain free car park. Hands-on activities provided by … Continue reading

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Mendip Rocks! 2016 Family Funday Burrington Combe

Mendip Rocks! 2016 Burrington Combe  Family Funday Sunday September 18th 1pm – 4pm Free event – donations welcome A funday for all the family exploring Burrington Ham’s geological history with Mendip Hill’s AONB team. Come along and join the wild trail … Continue reading

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Mendip Rocks! 2016 Banwell Bone Cave and Follies Tour

Mendip Rocks! 2016 Banwell Bone Caves History tour Tuesday September 20th 2.30pm-5pm £10 per person Children (over 7 only please) Free   Introductory film and guided tour to see the fascinating caves and follies with cave historian John Haynes. Some … Continue reading

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Mendip Rock! 2016 Ubley Warren

Mendip Rocks 2016! Practical Task  Drystone Walling Ubley Warren  Wednesday September 21st 10.30 – 3.30 Join West Mendip Conservation Volunteers for a day of drystone walling at Ubley Warren Nature Reserve. No previous experience necessary, training will be provided. Task … Continue reading

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Mendip Rocks! 2016 Mini Bus Quarry Tour

Mendip Rocks! 2016 Twilight Whatley Quarry Tour Wednesday September 21st 5.30 – 7.30 £5 per person   Somerset Earth Science Centre, Moon’s Hill Quarry, Stoke St Michael, BA3 5JU A guided minibus tour to see the vast working quarry at … Continue reading

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Mendip Rocks! 2016 Bleadon Hill Walk

Bleadon Hill and Western Mendips Walk  Thursday 22nd September  11am – 3pm Free Event – Donations welcome Bleadon Hill Car Park ST 358 578   Guided walk exploring the limestone landscapes of Bleadon Hill and Shiplait Slait, both nationally rare … Continue reading

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Mendip Rocks! 2016 Banwell Bone Cave and Follies Tour

Mendip Rocks! 2016 Banwell Bone Caves History tour Saturday September 24th 2.30pm-5pm £10 per person Children (over 7 only please) Free   Introductory film and guided tour to see the fascinating caves and follies with cave historian John Haynes. Some … Continue reading

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Mendip Rocks! 2016 Banwell Bone Cave and Follies Tour

Mendip Rocks! 2016 Banwell Bone Caves History tour Tuesday September 27th 2.30pm-5pm £10 per person Children (over 7 only please) Free   Introductory film and guided tour to see the fascinating caves and follies with cave historian John Haynes. Some … Continue reading

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Mendip Rocks 2016! Wells Cathedral Green – A Story in Stone

Wells Cathedral Green – A Story in Stone  Wednesday September 28th 3.30pm-4.30pm Wells Museum, Wells Cathedral Green BA5 2 UE Free event – Donations welcome   A walk around Cathedral Green with Cathedral School geologist David Rowley to see range of building … Continue reading

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Mendip Rocks! 2016 Mini Bus Quarry Tour

Mendip Rocks! 2016 Twilight Whatley Quarry Tour Friday September 30th 5.30 – 7.30 £5 per person   Somerset Earth Science Centre, Moon’s Hill Quarry, Stoke St Michael, BA3 5JU A guided minibus tour to see the vast working quarry at … Continue reading

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Mendip Hills Fund Open!

FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR PROJECTS SUPPORTING COMMUNITIES AND THE ENVIRONMENT IN THE MENDIP HILLS Somerset Community Foundation is pleased to announce that the latest grant round for the Mendip Hills Fund is now open for applications. Grant funding of up to … Continue reading

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Discovering Black Down Holiday Activities

Free Family events in the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) If you are looking for ideas on how to entertain the children during the long summer holidays, then why not bring them along to one of the … Continue reading

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Mendip Rocks! Festival Launch 2016

Mendip Rocks! Festival 2016 – Launch Event Wild Westbury Quarry Family Funday Saturday 16th July  2pm – 5pm Westbury Quarry, Stancombe Lane, Westbury-sub-Mendip BA5 1HT Guided walk at 2pm, bug hunts, clay critters, fossils and lots more for all ages. … Continue reading

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