National Stone Centre

Opening Hours
10am - 5 pm Apr - Sep
10am - 4 pm Oct - Mar

Geology & Paleontology

The National Stone Centre (NSC) is great for visitors wishing to learn or explore Geology, Paleontology as well as historical industry.

The NSC covers six former limestone quarries and you will also find historical lime kilns on the site.

Please remember, this is a Site of Special Scientific Interest - fossil collecting and hammering is strictly forbidden.

Anyone found breaching this rule will be subject to prosecution and banned for life.

Employees from the Mineral Products Qualification Council MPQC and the Institute of Quarrying dropped by for a visit.

Spending the day at the site they had guided tours and participated in the activities on site.


For expert lead Geology and Paleontology Guided Tours please contact the National Stone Centre.