Mendip Rocks Festival walk around Cooks Wood Quarry
EVENTS celebrating the geology deep within the Mendip Hills continue on Sunday, September 8, with a walk around Cooks Wood Quarry at Stoke St Michael.
The walk is part of the Mendip Rocks Festival which reveals the fascinating quarrying history of the Mendips.
The walk will be led by Dr Robin Thornes from 2pm to 4pm.
Dr Thornes will also give a talk on Quarry Faces community heritage about the history of quarrying Doulting stone on Wednesday, September 11, from 11am. This will be followed by a visit to the Doulting Stone Quarry.
The talk is at the Somerset Earth Science Centre at Stoke St Michael. To book places for the two events call 01749 840156.