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Tullie House Museum, Carlisle:

Regionally important geology collections.


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Kendal Museum:

Geology collections and an excellent digital resource where you can view photographs of local rock and mineral collections.


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Keswick Museum:

A varied collection mostly from local sites and well representing the complex local geology, industrial activity and the work of important 19th Century collectors. 

Brown Howe Quarry

Crinkle Crags

A walk in Yewdale, north east of Coniston.

By Murray Mitchell

£3.00 To purchase a copy of this booklet please contact us.

A geological walk, looking at rocks, plants and landscape.

Various authors.

Whitbarrow is of outstanding importance for its biological and geological interest. A mosaic of species-rich limestone grasslands, open and wood-covered limestone pavement and limestone scree slopes are present along with ancient, semi-natural and deciduous woodland.

£1.50 To purchase a copy of this booklet please contact us.

Walks and excursions around Keswick, Bassenthwaite, Derwentwater and Borrowdale.

By Alan Smith

This booklet attempts to explain how the landscapes around Keswick reflect the underlying rocks, and how over very long periods of time the landscape has been shaped.

£2.99 To purchase a copy of this booklet please contact us.

Useful Links

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 at 6:14pm
Interesting article - the only record of the Cerambyx Cerdo in Cumbria was caught and put into the collection @TullieHouse in 1900 by FH Day. CBDC are interested to receive Grass snake records - most records are in the South Cumbria. https://t.co/WSGE814iX1
Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 at 5:42pm
Cumbria needs volunteers. Need training? Contact CBDC Recording Officer Stuart Colgate. https://t.co/qi21BCTN8K
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Rachel spills the beans! Everything you ever wanted to know about the #NationalPlantMonitoringScheme in this exclusive full-length interview https://t.co/UsAU5hoqLs between @BSBIbotany & #NPMS Volunteer Manager Dr Rachel Murphy. #CitizenScience #wildflowers #BiologicalRecording https://t.co/2aK1wUTDO8
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Dont forget!! The Young Darwin Scholarship application deadline closes on 21st June. A great opportunity for young people who have a real interest in the natural world with 15 scholarships up for grabs. https://t.co/wGt77NpYDj 🐝🦋🌿🌼 @PrestonMontford #charlesdarwin #scholarship https://t.co/Kd0Ennk8jf
Sunday, June 9th, 2019 at 6:43pm
@SteveTrotter1 @Susans_Farm @PastureForLife @cumbriawildlife #Dave the A-Dor-able Dung Beetle did his bit to raise awareness about Soil Superheroes. Now resting, cozy in his donkey dung. @Team_DUMP
Sunday, June 9th, 2019 at 6:43pm
@SteveTrotter1 @Susans_Farm @PastureForLife @cumbriawildlife #Dave the A-Dor-able Dung Beetle did his bit to raise awareness about Soil Superheroes. Now resting, cozy in his donkey dung. @Team_DUMP