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Field Trip:Purbeck Quarries day

13th July 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dorset Geologist’s Association Group (DGAG) will host a field trip on the Thursday 13 July 2023
Title: Field Trip: Purbeck Quarries day
Leader: John Scott
Time/Location: Meeting time, location and further important information will be forwarded upon registration but a start at about 10am and finish approximately 4pm.  BH19 3LB Worth Matravers
Cost: £2 collected on the day Registration:
Contact: johnandsuescott16@gmail.com : Open to the public as well – but with a number limit so on a first registered basis
Event Description: Exploration of the geology of nicely preserved Late Jurassic age rock quarries in the Purbecks: Landers Quarry (viewing courtesy of Trev Haysom) then Winspit/Spyglass Quarry (Historically also known as Keates Quarry) visits and a neat fossil collection in Square & Compass – Worth Matravers/for Lunch (each attendee pays for their own lunch)
Photo: Courtesy of National Trust Sign
Further Reading: Check out the DGAG Rock and Fossil Trail Site (RAFTS) map link below to get further references and simple Google map to one of the quarry sites (RAFTS0009)



13th July 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Spyglass Quarry
Worth Matravers, Dorset BH19 3LB United Kingdom + Google Map