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Mendip Rocks! 1st to 23rd October 2023

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:

  • Building stones of Wells and Frome Walks

  • Quarry minibus tours - to operational Mendip quarries 

  • Guided walks to Mendip geological sites led by specialists

  • Geological lectures hosted at SESC

  • Family events and workshops held on Saturday & Sunday

To find out more about Mendip Rocks and all upcoming events, please look here for new programme or visit 

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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