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U3A Geological Field Trip to Manorbier and Lydstep Point

Started by johnd, May 27, 2015, 05:25:08 pm

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I am planning the next U3A geology field trip as shown below. It will be advertised in the next Newsletter.

U3A Geological Field Trip to Manorbier and Lydstep Point

Saturday 11 July 2015  Low Tide 8.52

Meet at 10.30 am in the beach car park at Manorbier [SS063976]

In the morning we will walk along the coast path on the east side of Manorbier Bay as far as Rook's Cave. We will be looking at the features of the Old Red Sandstone including volcanic tuff bands and calcrete formations.


Pub lunch in Lydstep or bring a packed lunch.

In the afternoon we start at the NT car park on the Lydstep headland [SS088977] and walk around the headland examining the Carboniferous Limestone including the spectacular Lydstep Hole and the Gash Breccia at Whitesheet Rock. Finish by 3.30pm

John Downes  CLICK HERE TO EMAIL ME