Mendip Rocks

Mendip Rocks is an annual festival that hosts a series of geological events between August and mid-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 events for all, including:

  • Cave visits

  • Quarry tours

  • Guided walks

  • Geological field visits

  • Arts workshops

  • Family fundays

To find out more about Mendip Rocks and all upcoming events, please 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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Somerset Earth Science Centre Limited | Registered in England: 5717320 | Somerset Earth Science Centre is a registered Charity No 1122738

Registered Address: Moons Hill Quarry, Stoke St Michael, Radstock, Somerset BA3 5JU

The Somerset Earth Science Centre is sponsored by Aggregate Industries, Hanson, Morris & Perry, Tarmac and John Wainwright & Company