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Perth & environs

Saturday, 30 June 2018
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Event Category:
Joint excursion with the Edinburgh Geological Society
Leader: Dr Con Gillen
We will examine Devonian volcanic and sedimentary rocks (perhaps including the source of the Stone of Destiny) and look at a variety of building stones in Perth City. We start with a walk up to Kinnoull Hill on a waymarked footpath. Then on to Quarrymill woodland park, with a flat walk of approximately 1 km. Then down to the River Tay at Scone for a river walk of 2.5 km on a flat path. Then Perth city centre for about 2 km on pavements from St John’s Kirk to Smeaton Bridge-Queen’s Bridge.
This will be followed by a high tea at a venue still to be decided.
This excursion is now fully booked.

£30 deposit. This is set at a level to recover the anticipated costs of the trip and also the cost of the high tea. A small financial adjustment may be made on the bus on the day of the trip.

Leaving Gregory Building at 9:00, returning at 19:00, travelling by coach