Field Trips 2017


Field Trip Coordinator:Alan Foulds/Adam White

Page last updated  10th April 2017

This programme is intended as a guide. The dates and venues are subject to change and this page will be updated as and when they are confirmed, with full details of site, directions, collection, access etc.

Please note:

Hardhats, Reflective Jackets, Steel Toecap Boots , Goggles & Group First Aid Kit are compulsory in working quarries.

Please not PPE must be worn at all field trips                      Wear goggles, gloves and high visibility over-trousers.

All field trips are £1 Members, £2 Non-Members, payable on site. Some sites make a charge for entry. These charges will be given on the Programme list.

Make sure you read the societies Field Trip Safety Guide Lines before taking part in the activities.

DISCLAIMER - Your attention is drawn to rule 22 of the Cheltenham Mineral & geological Society Constitution. The Cheltenham Mineral & geological Society WILL ACCEPT NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY for any loss, damage or injury suffered by members or guests and their property, whether at Field Trips, meetings or any function organised by the said Society.

Planned trips for this year 2017 so far are below:

We are also considering a residential field trip to Yorkshire ,speak to Tom if you are interested. More details to follow...


 NOTE     The field trip to Ilminster Tuesday 26th September 2017  details immediately below

Ilminster:  Location:  OS map ref:  ST 397161     Post code:  TA19 0JS    start time 10.00am confirmed by Alan.

Date & start time Location Status Comments
Tuesday 26th September 2017 Hurcott Farm,nr Ilminster Confirmed Fossils £10.00 to farmer 10.00am start time
Friday 13th October 2017 Grundons Confirmed Fossils 9.30am start time
Saturday 28th October 2017 Blockley Clay Pit/Brick Works Confirmed Fossils 9.30am start time

PLEASE NOTE: You must be signed up for any trip as numbers are strictly limited.Sign up is normally at our club evenings. For further information please contact Marashean initially at