Tenby field trip

5 - 9 May 2017


A 5 day visit by coach to South Wales, staying in Tenby. Led by the distinguished geologist, Gareth T. George, who has written both a book on the geology of South Wales, and one on Aspects of the Sedimentology of the region. We stayed in the Park Hotel, as we did on our visit six years previously.

Click here for a detailed itinerary

Click here for an introduction

Click below for a write up of each day's geology

Day 1 - 5 May

Day 2 - 6 May

Day 3 - 7 May

Day 4 - 8 May

Day 5 - 9 May


Click here for the presentation given to our Plate Tectonics sub-group

Useful literature


Geology of South Wales, second edition - Gareth T. George

Aspects of the Sedimentology of South Wales - Gareth T. George

Folds, Fossils and Faults - Exploring Geology in Pembrokeshire by John Downes.

Geology explained in South Wales - T.R.Owen.