Visit to The Higgins Museum and handling collection

Following all the hard work carried out by Anne Williams and Jean Griffith, we will visit the museum and use the handling collection to tell visitors about geology and its influence on Bedfordshire and its related industries.


The Higgins Museum, Castle Road, Bedford MK40 3XD

Visit to Matthews Brickyard

We will visit the brickyard and see how bricks are made by hand.


H.G. Matthews, The Brick Works, Bellingdon, Chesham, Bucks HP5 2UR

Biddenham site clearance

This year we will be cutting back the pathway to the Ice Age gravels at Biddenham pit.


Biddenham Pit SSSI, Fleming Close, Biddenham, MK40 4QZ

Walk along Ivel Valley

This walk will be a figure of 8 circular walk along the Ivel Valley from Biggleswade to Jordan’s Mill and then around Biggleswade Common. The walk will begin with a 4-mile loop from Biggleswade to Jordan’s Mill, where we can stop for snacks or lunch, then continue with a shorter 2-mile loop around Biggleswade Common.


Dan Albone Memorial car park, Shortmead Street, Biggleswade, SG18 0BL

Visit to Warden Abbey vineyard

We will visit this small vineyard and learn not just about the wine growing of this area but also the geophysical exploration the volunteers have had done.


Warden Abbey Vineyard

Visit Stevington

ThThis visit will take in some of the buildings, including the church around Stevington.


Stevington Church

Install Wall of Geology

As part of the BGG’s commitment to the GCLP project we will be helping heritage experts to restore the church wall at Clophill’s Old St Mary’s Church including building a Wall of Geology interpretation.


Old St Mary’s Church, Old Church Path, Clophill, MK45 4BP

Visit to public house

This social event is a chance to catch up with other members for a drink and a chat, even a spot of lunch.






Updated 10 November 2017

Please note that walks may involve difficult terrain, steep slopes and uneven ground and may not be suitable for all. All field trips are weather dependent, so bear in mind that snow or heavy rain may lead to postponement. To cover some of our administrative costs there will a token collection ‘at the gate’ of £2 for non-members.

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