Coal Mines, Caves & Quarries in the heart of Durham City

Sunday 18th October 2020

Not a lot of people know this but you can download excellent on-line field guides, or self-guided geology tours, from the British Geological Survey’s Earthwise site, in this case one around the Durham Peninsula as published by the Yorkshire Geological Society of which I’m proud to call myself a very amateur member. On Sunday I finally decided to try one out and spent a thoroughly absorbing 3 or 4 hours mooching around cracks and crevices in my home city. Instead of taking photographs (well, I took a couple) I decided to leave the camera in video mode and record my little adventure. It’s not exactly Raiders of the Lost Ark but it’s another one to add to the Durham Cow’s YouTube offering and I quite like it… 

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