Mendip Rocks!

Mendip Rocks is an annual festival that hosts a series of geological events during the autumn in October to celebrate the fascinating 450-million-year history of the Mendip Hills. The festival involves the local community in experiencing our beautiful landscape and understanding the story of the Mendips.

Whatever your level of interest, there are inspiring events for all, including:

  • Open days at disused and active quarry sites

  • Cave visits

  • Quarry minibus tours

  • Guided walks to Mendip geological sites

  • Geological field visits and lectures 

  • Arts & craft workshops

  • Family fundays

To find out more about Mendip Rocks and all upcoming events, please visit www.mendiphillsaonb.org.uk. 

You can also read more about the fascinating geology of the Mendips here.

The Mendip Rocks festival is provided in a partnership between:

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