Are you interested in rocks? Did you know that there were volcanoes in Charnwood millions of years ago?  If you would like to find out more, come along to our “After the Volcanoes” walk to find out the impact they had on the geology of the Lower Park. 

The walk starts from the Visitor Centre in the centre of the Park, the nearest car park is Hallgates (LE7 7HQ for Sat Nav). Please allow for a walk of around 20 minutes to reach the Visitor Centre. 

Led by an enthusiastic volunteer, the walk covers about 1 mile and lasts approximately 1½ hours.

Pre-booking is essential for this event as places are limited.  

Geology Walk

Dogs on leads are allowed but must be held on leads at all times during this walk.

Minimum age for walk is 14 years old.

Tickets can also be purchased here for £5.00 per place or at the Visitor Centre at the Deer Barn or by calling 0116 2362713 extension 25 between 11.00 and 15.30 daily.

This walk will involve walking over uneven and potentially weather affected ground, it will take place irrespective of weather conditions. Appropriate clothing and footwear are therefore recommended.

Car Parking charges apply at £4 and are not included in ticket price.

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Geology Walk 'After the Volcanoes'

Geology Walk 'After the Volcanoes'

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