Join a trio of experts to explore the carboniferous strata and its fossils at Cocklawburn. Find out the links between the geology and the industrial activity in this area in the past – limekilns, coal and iron – and also the flora and fauna there now Cocklawburn is now somewhere where people come to park their car and have a walk on the beach. However, back in the 19th century, there were several thriving communities there – Salt Pan How; Philadelphia and Sandbanks – linked to various industries which have now disappeared. These industries including lime making and making pottery all existed because of the area’s geology. The last resident only left in the 1950s.This fascinating walk will help you discover more about different facets of this hidden gem which offers something for everyone

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Friday Friday 08/09/2023 14:00pm 14:00pm Friday Friday 08/09/2023 15:30pm 15:30pm
Friday Friday 15/09/2023 10:00am 10:00am Friday Friday 15/09/2023 11:30am 11:30am