Field Trips

Non-members are always most welcome. Those attending field meetings do so at their own risk. Huddersfield Geology Group can accept no liability for injury, theft or loss however caused.

Please e-mail us for further details or contact Bob Appleyard at

There is a charge of £ 3.50 per person for each half day trip, and £7.00 for each full day trip

Mobile phone numbers for contacting the person in charge for each field trip will be available at the HGG meeting immediately before the event, but please note that some of these are not on the weekend immediately following the Monday evening meetings.

For full details, please click here to download a copy of our programme.

Sun 3rd Sep 2017 Guided walk around Ingleton Waterfalls with Paul Hildreth.  Meet at Falls car park, 10.30 am.  £7 (includes entry & parking)
Sun 22nd Oct Loxley Edge Rocks and Wharncliffe, Stocksbridge (North Sheffield) with Gareth Martin
Sat 11th Nov Hundale Point, Scarborough; full day to studay superb sea-cliff exposure
Sun 29th July 2018 Dry Rigg & Arcow Quarries, Norber Erratics & unconformity, Stainforth Lime Kilns – Note new date (March cancelled because of snow).
Sun 22nd April 2018 Trowbarrow Quarry, Lancashire & other sites of interest in the area.  Meet at Leighton Moss RSPB reserve 10.00 am.
Sat & Sun 19 & 20th  May 2018 Residential, Shap area, to study turbidites and igneous formations on Saturday with aeolian desert deposits and a geology walk around Dufton Pike on Sunday.

Please note the above field trips are all organised by the Huddersfield Geology Group. Events organised by other local groups and geological societies are advertised in our newsletters.

Guests from other organisations are welcome. However, if you are bringing or inviting guests it is an essential courtesy to inform the visit coordinator and Field Trips Committee Member – Bob Appleyard.

Numbers may be limited on some trips and regular HGG members will take priority.There is a charge of £ 3.50 per person for each half day trip, and £ 7.00 for each full day trip . Field trips may attract extra costs such as travel, catering, admission charges and, in some cases, accommodation.


Saturday & Sunday 19  & 20th May:  Weekend away, based on Shap and some Permian strata near Appleby and Dufton.
(NB Dry Rig quarry etc day (cancelled due to snow) will now be on 29th July.)



A walk around Huddersfield looking at its building stones:
Thursday 19th July, 7 pm.  See Discover Huddersfield site for further details.