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Programme 2021-2022

Previous programmes

Copies of previous years programmes are available as pdf documents using the links below.
Programme 2020-2021 Programme 2019-2020 Programme 2018-2019 Programme 2017-2018 Programme 2016-2017 Programme 2015-2016
Programme 2014-2015
Programme 2013-2014
Programme 2012-2013
Programme 2011-2012

Around the 3 Valleys  

This book contains more of our geological walks.

Our publications page contains links to all our various publications including leaflets detailing some of our walks.

Forthcoming Events

Saturday 4 December 2021

10:30am   Hungerford Town Walk

Meeting point - Outside Hungerford Town Hall, High St, Hungerford RG17 0NF

Lesley Dunlop will lead this walk around the centre of Hungerford. We will look at some of the building stones as well as the church and surrounds. It will last approximately 2 hours. Whilst at first glance the Town Centre is mainly brick there are many other building materials features and the church is built from Bath Stone, brought by canal shortly after the canal opened. There is some on street (paying) parking nearby and information on other car parks can be found at https://en.parkopedia.co.uk/parking/hungerford/

Saturday 8 January 2022

10:30am   Watership Down and Ladle Hill

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This walk of 3 miles led by Roger York and Lesley Dunlop gives an opportunity to view the landscape of Berkshire and Hampshire and discuss the underlying bedrock along with the structural and geomorphological events which have shaped this. The walk is a linear walk along the escarpment beginning with heading east from the parking area to a viewpoint on Watership Down before returning westwards to Ladle Hill. Ladle Hill is an unfinished Iron Age hillfort which offers extensive views along the escarpment and across the Kennet and Enbourne valleys. There are several other archaeological features that can be seen nearby. The walk is all on good footpaths, mostly level or gentle slopes and there are no stiles. It may be cold, wet and windy as it is exposed so wrap up warm but it will definitely blow away the cobwebs!

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or contact BGG by email or phone Lesley (07712 423437) to check.
For externally organised events please contact the event organiser.