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Bradgate Park is a large, public park located between Leicester and Loughborough in the Charnwood Forest area. The park is renowned for its Precambrian volcanic rocks and its remarkable fossils. It was once believed that there were no fossils older than the Cambrian Period (541 to 485 million years ago), but the discovery of the fossil Charnia in these Precambrian rocks made the area famous for changing our understanding of early life on Earth.
Walking in the Brecon Beacons National Park in South Wales.
Archaeology and geology collide in this fascinating cave below the classic English seaside resort of Torquay.
Explore the geology around this classic Victorian resort, which boasts the oldest pier in Wales.
Explore these ancient and mysterious islands of northern England and discover more about their natural and human history.
Exploring the features of the caves in Cheddar Gorge, Somerset.
The River Trent is a highly active river that has carved and shaped the regional landscape of Nottinghamshire for thousands of years. In numerous places, it gently cuts its banks and provides fresh outcrops of rock, which can be seen in the village of Radcliffe on Trent.
The rocks that crop out on Beacon Hill are some of the oldest rocks in England and Wales. They formed when fine volcanic ash settled in an ocean, some 600 million years ago in the Precambrian period.