Event Reminder: Armathwaite Dyke and the Permian of Eden Valley

Leader: Phil Davies

Date: 11 September 2022
Time: 10:00 AM

Meet: Armathwaite Bridge, east end, near the Fox and Pheasant. On-road parking with care. NY 508 450.A three part excursion entailing visiting outcrops via woodland paths. Part 1: visit the Palaeogene-age Armathwaite Dyke where it crosses the River Eden about 750m upstream of Armathwaite Bridge. Part 2: relocate by car to visit Permian sandstones and Brockram, Low House Wood, parking beyond Drybeck Farm NY 515 484. Then return by car to Armathwaite Bridge. Option for refreshments at Fox and Pheasant. Ad hoc lunch stop. Optional extension to Part 3: relocate by car to Penrith. Visit Permian dune sandstone exposures at (disused) Cowraike Quarry SSSI, parking NY 540 303.

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