GeoWeek Walk: 330 million years of geological history around Castleton

GeoWeek Walk: 330 million years of geological history around Castleton

9 May 2021 9:30am - 3:00pm

GeoWeek is an initiative that aims to promote 'active geoscience' via fieldwork activities taking place across the UK. So if you’re interested in learning...

The Geology and Landscapes around Castleton, Peak District (MTA members)

The Geology and Landscapes around Castleton, Peak District (MTA members)

29 May 2021 9:30am - 3:30am

If you’re interested in learning about how the landscape around Castleton was formed, then this walk is ideal for you! No previous geography or geology...

Navigation re-fresher course

Navigation re-fresher course

5 Jun 2021 10:00am - 3:00pm

Need a re-fresh on using a map and compass? Want to know how to create the perfect family adventure without getting lost? Want some tips on how to navigate...

Kit List Essentials

  • Sturdy walking boots and socks

  • Comfortable clothing (I would not recommend jeans or cotton-based t-shirts)

  • Lunch, snacks and liquids (preferably water)

  • Spare warm layer

  • Waterproof jacket

  • Personal first aid kit including any medication that you require

  • Rucksack (25-35 litre capacity)

  • Cash (for car parking, ice cream, etc.)

  • Good sense of humour!

Kit List Extras (depending on season and weather)

  • Walking poles – especially useful across uneven or boggy ground and streams

  • Waterproof trousers

  • Gaitors

  • Flask

  • Warm hat, gloves, buff/scarf

  • Something to keep things dry in your rucksack if it doesn’t have its own cover.

  • Sun cream with a high SPF

  • Sun hat/sunglasses