Links to some useful websites:

Institute of Continuing Education, University of Cambridge

Continuing education at Cambridge offers a vibrant and diverse array of subjects and courses for personal and professional development.

Bedfordshire Geology Group

Bedfordshire Geology Group

Natural England

The government’s adviser for the natural environment

The Geologists Association

The Geologists Association

The Wildlife Trust

The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire

Fenland Trust

The Fenland Trust

Working in partnership on the Fen Edge Trail

British Geological Survey

British Geological Survey

The Mapping of Landscapes, Geology and Soils of Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire

By Timothy Farewell, Peter Friend, Martin Whiteley and Joanna Zawadzka

Further information on various aspects of local geology and landscape can be found on the following sites:


Regional geology and details of some Cambridgeshire sites

Ely Museum

Formation of the Fens

Chatteris Museum

Fenland Life

The Great Fen

Formation of the Fens

Wisbech & Fenland Museum

local and international geology (rocks & minerals), paleontology (fossils), conchology (shells)

Cambridge Natural History Society

organises many talks and field events and has links to many other local societies

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Holding some of the UK’s most important geological collections.

Ramsey Rural Museum

History and life in the Fens

Peterborough Museum

Including world-famous Jurassic fossils and Ice Age displays

Norris Museum, St Ives

Includes Jurassic, Cretaceous and Ice Age fossils (currently closed for refurbishment)

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