Field Trip: Rock It! - Bristol and Bath Railway Path

Leader: Joint event with Bristol Naturalists' Society and the West of England Geological Association

Entry Fee

Members: Free

Visitors: £3.00

Date and Time



Bristol and Bath Railway Path near Saltford

Field Trip Description

We need volunteers to support this exciting annual event to promote our local rocks and fossils to the public. Please could you also collect specimens of fossils and minerals to give away at the event.

The event is held from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. at the Information Board site just beneath the bridge on the Bristol and Bath Railway Path near Saltford. There will be a range of activities going on throughout the day.

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Important Notice: Bath Geological Society Insurance

Each person attending a field meeting does so on the understanding that he/she attends at his/her own risk. The Bath Geological Society has Public Liability Insurance Cover for field and indoor meetings, but Personal Accident Cover and Personal Liability Cover remain the responsibility and personal choice of the participant.

There may be an element of appropriate cover included in house insurance or in travel insurance: although Bath Geological Society activities are not particularly dangerous members are advised to check whether exclusions apply to activities in which they plan to participate in case they wish to arrange further cover. An annual travel insurance may be the best solution for any member who regularly attends field events: this again is a matter of choice.

Please note however that all members participating in overseas events will be required to have travel insurance for the duration of the event: this is so that participants are covered for Medical, Repatriation and Personal Liability expenses. The Personal Accident element remains the personal choice of the member and again members are advised to check exclusions so that they can make an informed decision about the cover they want.