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Landscape & Rocks of Scarr Wood, Halifax.

Saturday 10th March 2018 14.00 - 15.00

Organised by Calderdale Countryside Services

Meet Alison Tymon from West Yorkshire Geology Trust at the junction of Albert Promenade with Birdcage Hill, at the path into Scarr Wood (Grid Ref. SE 083 232) at 14.00 for a gentle walk along the path in Scarr Wood to look at the Millstone Grit crags and the views from Albert Promenade.


Roundhay Park, Leeds

Wednesday 9th May 5.30 – 8.00

Organised by Friends of Roundhay Park

Meet Bill Fraser outside the Mansion House Visitors Centre, LS8 2JL, (SE 330 383) in Roundhay Park. A guided walk of approximately 2.5 miles around a marked Geological Trail taking about 3 hours, with stops for discussion. Features seen are shales and several different types of sandstone (some of which contain fossils), as well as sedimentary and tectonic structures. Footpaths are graded for easy walking but can be muddy in wet weather.


Roundhay Park, Leeds

Wednesday 4th July 1.30 - 4.00

Organised by Friends of Roundhay Park

Meet Bill Fraser outside the Mansion House Visitors Centre, LS8 2JL, (SE 330 383) in Roundhay Park. A guided walk of approximately 2.5 miles around a marked Geological Trail taking about 3 hours, with stops for discussion. Features seen are shales and several different types of sandstone (some of which contain fossils), as well as sedimentary and tectonic structures. Footpaths are graded for easy walking but can be muddy in wet weather.


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Rocks and Building Stones in Halifax town centre

Sunday 9th September 14.00 – 15.30

Organised by Calderdale Countryside Services

Start at Halifax Parish Church (Minster), Kirkgate by the main porch (SE 097 252) finishing at the Piece Hall. Meet Alison Tymon for a gentle walk of less than 1 mile around the centre of Halifax to see the variety of local and imported decorative rocks used in the buildings. Bring a lens if you have one, so that you can look closely at some of the rocks we will see.


Roundhay Park, Leeds

Saturday 15th September 1.30 – 4.00

Organised by Friends of Roundhay Park

Meet Bill Fraser outside the Mansion House Visitors Centre, LS8 2JL, (SE 330 383) in Roundhay Park. A guided walk of approximately 2.5 miles around a marked Geological Trail taking about 3 hours, with stops for discussion. Features seen are shales and several different types of sandstone (some of which contain fossils), as well as sedimentary and tectonic structures. Footpaths are graded for easy walking but can be muddy in wet weather.