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Explore, discover and help protect the wildlife on your doorstep! There are lots of ways to get involved with the Mendip Hills through a variety of events, activities and training opportunities. So keep up to date with us and view all of our events below.

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Events for August 10, 2019

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10:00 am

It’s a Blast at Westbury Quarry

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Westbury Quarry, off Stancombe Lane
Westbury sub Mendip, BA5 1HT
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  Westbury Quarry will be open by kind permission of Alford Technologies. Discover how the quarry has been restored for wildlife and is now used for explosive research. Watch a demo blast – safely controlled by expert Nigel Taylor. The event will include Prof Danielle Schreve giving walks and talks about her cave research. Dr Peter […]

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10:30 am

Botany Walk

August 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Westbury Quarry, off Stancombe Lane
Westbury sub Mendip, BA5 1HT
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  The walk is part of the 'It's a Blast' event led by Liz McDonnell from the Somerset Rare Plants Group to discover more about the wildflowers in the quarry. Click here to book.

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Geology Walk

August 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Westbury Quarry, off Stancombe Lane
Westbury sub Mendip, BA5 1HT
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  This walk is part of the 'It's a Blast' event led bt Dr Peter Hardy to discover more about the Geology of the quarry. Click here to book.

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2:00 pm

Botany Walk

August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Westbury Quarry, off Stancombe Lane
Westbury sub Mendip, BA5 1HT
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  The walk is part of the 'It's a Blast' event led by Liz McDonnell from the Somerset Rare Plants Group to discover more about the wildflowers in the quarry. Click here to book.

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Geology Walk

August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Westbury Quarry, off Stancombe Lane
Westbury sub Mendip, BA5 1HT
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  This walk is part of the 'It's a Blast' event led by Dr Peter Hardy to discover more about the Geology of the quarry. Click here to book.

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