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Landscapes Around Keswick

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Walks and excursions around Keswick, Bassenthwaite, Derwentwater and Borrowdale.

This booklet attempts to explain how the landscapes around Keswick reflect the underlying rocks, and how over very long periods of time the landscape has been shaped.

For further information or to purchase a copy of this booklet please contact us.


Kendal Building Stones

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'The Auld Grey Town' - A walking tour to view the range of building stones used in Kendal.

At first glance the limestone looks much of a muchness, but as you follow this walk, many differences become apparent.

  • The size, shape and surface texture
  • The colour
  • The fossil content
  • The way in which the stone was used

For further information or to purchase a copy of this booklet please contact us.


Whitbarrow

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A geological walking tour, looking at rocks, plants and landscape,  with numbered locations.

Whitbarrow is of outstanding importance for its biological and geological interest. A mosaic of species-rich limestone grasslands, open and wood-covered limestone pavement and limestone scree slopes are present along with ancient, semi-natural and deciduous woodland.

For further information or to purchase a copy of this booklet please contact us.


Geology, Scenery and History

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Geology, Scenery and History

A walk in Yewdale, north east of Coniston.

For further information or to purchase a copy of this booklet please contact us.


Cumbria GeoConservation Group

Geological Sites in Cumbria
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Free leaflet outlining the objectives of the RIGS system with local examples.

It is the outstanding geology the has made the beautiful scenery of the Lake District.

These notes tell you about the rocks of Cumbria and Regionally Important Geological and Geomorphological Sites.

For further information or to obtain a copy of this booklet please contact us.

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Cumbria GeoConservation - Important Geological Sites in Cumbria
Last update:
23 July 15