Field trip to a Woodhall Spa Quarry on Saturday the 17th of August 2019
Saturday August 17th | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
There is a field trip to a quarry in Woodhall Spa on Saturday the 17th of August 2019, the start time will 10.00am and the finish time will be 4.00pm.
The directions are as follows:
Directions to Woodhall Spa Quarry from A17 Sleaford head onto A153 Horncastle bound.Stay on A153 To Conningsby go through Conningsby on A153.The Horncastle side of Conningsby you will come to a petrol station at the junction of the B1192.Go past this staying on A153,you will come to a roundabout.The access to the quarry is 100 yards and will be on your left on the A153 Conningsby side of the roundabout.
Grid Ref TF2387 5976
Post Code PE22 7 TA
Location Swan Farm Roundabout Tumby
If further “confirmed” field trips given to the society from field secretary Kenny Nye come in, then of course we will let members no as soon as possible.
Field trip organisers will advise to all members attending the field trip beforehand on appropriate clothing and footwear for the locality, time of year and as recommended Orange Hi-Vis Vests.
Failure by participants to wear recommended clothing and equipment may lead to their exclusion from the meeting. The Stamford and District Geological Society does not automatically provide personal protective equipment.
Mandatory Equipment: Eye protection, Hard Hats, boots or wellies suitable for quarries, Orange Hi-Vis Vests.
Equipment: Generally a geologist’s pick, trowel, chisels and spade. We may find smaller fossil material, so a magnifier or loupe comes in handy and, if the the material is quite fragile, bring tissue, tape and bags. A packed lunch, Sun protection is advisable if it is a hot day, plus sufficient drink.
For those who are NOT members of the Stamford and District Geological Society. And wish to go on this particular Field Trip or any of our Field Trips Then please apply for membership below.
*Important note : If you wish to leave early from the site, then please let one of the field trip leaders know before you do so*
“Members are reminded that they cannot take part in field trips without an up-to-date membership card.
This is a requirement under our third party insurance cover. Note that this does not cover members personally and they are responsible for their own safety.”
Please note that entrance to this Working Quarry is Strictly Prohibited unless in association with a Geological Society such as the SDGS or other.
With all field events if you haven’t done so already please will Members. Let our Field Secretary Kenny Nye know at least 10 days in advance so we can cater for numbers this will be the ONLY WAY you will get registered as wishing to attend.
This field trip can usually cater for 15 persons but maby a few more if demand is high.
Members should appreciate that they are responsible for their own safety.
The society’s insurance is against 3rd parties.
The SDGS has the right to cancel or reschedule a field trip with as much notice as possible. In the unlikely event of cancellation, all registered participants will be notified by email and offered to join alternative field trips. If a fossil hunt is cancelled on the day of the event due to unforeseen circumstances such as extreme weather, SDGS will not be able to accept responsibility for any additional costs or inconvenience resulting from the cancellation.
You can cancel your place at any point before a fossil hunt, the more notice given the better, if possible.
Assessment: All attendees must familiarize themselves with the Risk Assessment below.
PLEASE DOWNLOAD AND READ THE RISK ASSESSMENT FORM HERE