This study day will involve a tour of the site explaining the importance of the geology.
It will look at the SSSI site which features a great example of the sedimentary layer formed by a submarine landslide. The importance of Magnesium Limestone on specialist plant species and the biodiversity of the grasslands will be discussed. This will be followed by a trip to the top of the monument.
This event will be outdoors. No significant physical activity will take place. The tour involves walking and climbing steps.
CMA members/NT - free; Non-members - £40
Please be aware that booking closes at 5 pm on 11.8.17
For additional information, please email Daniel Iceton on Daniel.email@example.com or call 01207
Penshaw Monument is just off A183 Chester Road. Parking off roundabout at Herrington Country Park entrance, Houghton-le-Spring DH4 7EL
There are no facilities available, and you will need to bring a packed lunch.