This guided three-hour walk is led by Dave Green, a local geologist. The walk examines the underlying geology, mining, quarrying and industrial heritage of this wooded area. Multiple movements on the fault have severely deformed the rocks, which range in age from the oldest (Silurian mudstones and limestones) to youngest (Triassic mudstones and sandstones) in the Forest.
The walk route is a distance of approximately 3km, with one relatively easy climb and some stiles.
A reasonable level of fitness will be needed to complete the walk.
Find out more about Geology of Our Forest project, part of the Foresters’ Forest programme.
You might be surprised what you find!
From creating habitats for our wildlife or improving our waterways, to recording oral histories or finding old photos, there’s always something going on to get involved in!