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Batts Combe Quarry Tour: a Limestone Legacy

October 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

£5.00

A guided tour with Hanson UK to view inside this Burrington Oolite quarry, a mineral very valuable as a pure limestone for animal feed, toothpaste and many industrial fillers. Wear boots, long sleeves, no shorts, safety wear provided.

Meet at Batts Combe Quarry office car park, Warrens Hill, Cheddar, BS27 3LR.

Limited places.

Charge £5pp.

Booking

An Earth Science Week Event

Details

Date:
October 16
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
£5.00
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/batts-combe-quarry-tour-a-limestone-legacy-tickets-46939279649

Venue

Batts Combe Quarry
Batts Combe Quarry, Warrens Hill
Cheddar, Somerset BS27 3LR
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Organiser

Mendip Hills AONB
Website:
http://www.mendiphillsaonb.org.uk/events/