Thorntonloch, East Lothian
31st August 2020
THE ROCKS: A beautiful beach full of interesting pebbles and some early Carboniferous sedimentary rocks.
THE WALK: A short walk along the sandy and pebbly beach, between Thornton Loch and Bilsdean. 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: Public car park at Torness Power Station, East Lothian. Turn off the A1 to Torness, there is a large public car park to the east of the visitor centre.
Grid reference: NT748748| Nearest Postcode: EH42 1QU | What3Words: withdraws.bitter.amicably | 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.