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Fforest Fawr Geopark (Geology Section)
Sat. 13 April 2019 - Sun. 14 April 2019
An excursion to Fforest Fawr Geopark (north of Newport).
To be led by Dr Tony Ramsay from Cardiff University.
The two-day field excursion will focus on the geology and links between geology, geo-exploitation and the Geopark’s industrial, cultural and intangible heritage.
Saturday 13th April
The main aim of the day is to investigate the geology and industrial history along three trails.
- Trail 1. The Pontneddfechan Waterfall Walk
- Trail 2. Bwa Maen
- Trail 3. Craig y Dinas to the Old Gunpowder Factory
Sunday 14th April
The main aim of the day is to investigate the geology and industrial history of the Penwyllt Quarries area.
Book your own accommodation and travel by own cars.
For full details or to book, please contact Jenny Bennett by 28 February.