Open Afternoons 2022

Dates for 2022 are:

Usually on the third Sundays of the month from 12-4 pm

Next Open Afternoon – Sunday 19th June 2022

Previous Events

Four open days with tours took place in 2021 with childrens activities

Sunday August 22

Saturday September 18 (part of Scottish Geology Festival)

Sunday September 19 (part of Doors Open Day)

Sunday October 17

An afternnon event in Summer 2021

Monday 21st September 2020: A virtual tour of the Fossil Grove (part of the Scottish Geology Festival). Ths online Zoom talk covered the geology of the Fossil Grove, the history of the building, the conservation efforts underway and the future of the site. Video of talk at

29 August 2020: Fern planting in the quarry –

Saturday 23 March 2019 : Fern planting in the Quarry.

Clearing the old flower beds by the pond in preparation for fern planting. 23 March 2019.

Saturday 11th May 2019: 12-4. Geoweek event. Guided tours of the Fossil Grove and quarry

Saturday 1st June 2019: Fern planting in the Quarry with the British Pteridological Society

Sat 14th September 2019: Doors Open Festival

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