Nine Wells designated as Local Geological Site

Nine Wells Local Nature Reserve is now a Local Geological Site. This designation highlights its geological value for scientific, educational, historical and/or aesthetic reasons. As well as being the source of Hobson’s Conduit, the chalk springs at Nine Wells are a...
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Mystery photo of the month

Mystery photo for this month – where (in the UK) is this and what are the rocks in the cliffs? If you are a member or attend our talks, let us know your answer -winners can claim their free drink and biscuit at the next talk they come to! Answer will be...
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Monthly talks

All are welcome to our monthly talks which cover a range of topics and are aimed at those with a general interest in geology and landscape, as well as those with a more specific interest or a geological background. The talks are held in Cambridge, on the 2nd Monday of...
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Cherry Hinton Chalk Pits designated as Local Geological Site

A chalk quarry within the city of Cambridge has recently been designated a Local Geological Site. This highlights its geological value for scientific, educational, historical and aesthetic reasons. East Pit is one of three, now disused, chalk quarries in Cherry...
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A walk on the wild side in the Fens

The Last of the Meres Trail is a new walking trail that guides you through the fenland landscape of northern Cambridgeshire. The trail has been developed as part of The Great Fen, a project to restore one of Cambridgeshire’s most iconic landscapes. The area that...
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