Walk: St Baldred’s Cradle, East Lothian

Event Date:

8th September 2020

Event Time:

10:00 am

THE ROCKS: This walk gives a good introduction to the volcanoes of East Lothian and the rocks that were here before the volcanic activity. We get a close-up look at one of these volcanoes, including a beautiful intrusion of basalt and some volcanic ash, and a sense of how the variety of rocks shapes the coastline of East Lothian.

THE WALK: From Tyninghame Links we will take a short circular walk around the headland of St Baldred’s Cradle. Walking on a variety of paths and rocky beaches. This is classified as a Moderate Walk, not always on paths, it may be rough or slippery underfoot at times. It may be wet, windy or cold. Come equipped with strong footwear and waterproof clothing.

MEETING POINT & ROUTE: Car park at the end of Limetree Walk, east of Tyninghame, East Lothian.
Grid reference: NT626809 | Nearest Postcode: EH42 1XW | What3Words: crisp.noble.surpasses | Route Map.

CORONAVIRUS – IMPORTANT INFORMATION: During Geowalks activities, the aim is to keep everyone safe and to minimise the risk of transmission of Coronavirus. Everyone has a duty to minimise the risk to themselves and others. All participants must read this document “Geowalks: Coronavirus Pandemic 2020 – Information for participants on short walks” and you can only attend a Geowalks activity if you have read and agree to follow the procedures outline, and accept the risks involved.

Most importantly, do not attend if you are experiencing any symptoms of Coronavirus, or if you, or anyone you have been in close contact with, has tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 14 days. The main symptoms are a new continuous cough, a high temperature or a loss of smell or taste.

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