All leaflets, guides and books created and commissioned by WGCG.

Available to download or come and visit us at one of our events to pick up a copy.

Solihull, its geology and building materials

Buildings tell a story about the history of towns through the style of the buildings and the materials used. This trail will help you explore some of that history.

Solihull Trail


“Kenilworth
Old Kenilworth, its geology and building materials

Buildings tell a story about the history of towns through the style of the buildings and the materials used. This trail will help you explore some of that history.

Kenilworth Trail


Warwick Trail
Warwick, its geology and building materials

Buildings tell a story about the history of towns through the style of the buildings and the materials used. This trail will help you explore some of that history.

Warwick Trail


Stratford Trail
Stratford-upon-Avon, its geology and building materials

Buildings tell a story about the history of towns through the style of the buildings and the materials used. This trail will help you explore some of that history.

Stratford-upon-Avon Trail


Leamington Trail
Royal Leamington Spa, its geology and building stones

This leaflet will guide you on a walk through the centre of Leamington to see the fascinating array of stones that have been used in buildings historic and modern.

Leamington Spa Trail


Ice Age Revealed
The Ice Age Revealed

Roughly half a million years ago southern and eastern Warwickshire was occupied by a broad river valley. The river, known as the Bytham, was large and powerful.

Ice Age Revealed


Home of the Hunters
Warwickshire: Home of the Hunters

Stone hand axes made by Heidelberg Man have been found in local quarries. Heidelberg Man was extremely strong. He ate hippopotamus and rhinoceros.

Home of the Hunters


Mancesster's Purley Quarry
Shattering Discoveries at Mancetter’s Purley Quarry

Lying at the northern end of the “Nuneaton Ridge”, faults and sills can be found in the hard Cambrian rock faces of this quarry.

Mancetter's Purley Quarry


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Ice Age Warwickshire Geology

The base of the Baginton Sand and Gravel has yielded bones, teeth and tusks of an extinct straight-tusked elephant.

Ice Age Warwickshire


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Revealing Warwickshire’s Ice Age Past

At Bubbenhall, quarrying has revealed important geological and archaeological finds. These provide evidence for major climate changes and human habitation during Warwickshire’s Ice age past.

Ice Age Past


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WGCG recruitment leaflet

Discover a little more about what we do within WGCG.

WGCG Recruitment


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A Rambler’s Guide to Building Stones in Warwickshire

This book is an enjoyable armchair read, and at the same time a practical field book. Its combination of practicality and good looks starts on the front cover with a new, stylish appearance and a title that could not be
more accurate. For this book belongs in the car pocket or the rucksack, always available when you are wandering in Warwickshire.

Rambler's guide


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Show & Tell Warwickshire cards

7 information sheets covering Coventry, Kenilworth, Leamington, Nuneaton, Rugby, Stratford and Warwick. Each includes a detailed geological map of Warwickshire, a description of local rocks as well as details about fossils, buildings and industry in each area. Pdf format A6 size.

Show and tell Warwickshire