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Geoclastica

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Brilliant Guide

Spent a brilliant 3 hours walking around Bude learning about the rocks. Owe did a private tour and... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
GeorgiaP1363
Bude’s very own Indiana Jones?

We booked the private tour so that we could bring 2 children and a dog, along with 4 adults. Roger... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
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Bude Geological Walks are led by Dr Roger Higgs (DPhil Oxon 1986), who has travelled the world for 30 years as a consultant geologist and continues to do so. In the 1980s Roger studied the spectacular Bude cliffs for his doctoral thesis, and now...more
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5 Breakwater Road | The Crescent, Bude EX23 8LQ, England
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

Spent a brilliant 3 hours walking around Bude learning about the rocks. Owe did a private tour and was so much fun.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GeorgiaP1363
Roger H, Owner at Geoclastica, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you very much Georgia! It's an extra bonus to receive a review from a younger person like yourself. I hope the horses (and the maths) are fine over there in lovely Ireland! Please give my regards to your mum and thank her for bringing...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

We booked the private tour so that we could bring 2 children and a dog, along with 4 adults. Roger connected very quickly with everyone, and his enthusiasm and passion rubbed off on us all. The tour was one of the highlights of our holiday...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Roger H, Owner at Geoclastica, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Ronald, thank you so much for this very kind review. Please give my love to Oxford! Best wishes from Roger

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

A great walk around Bude. Not too far to walk but lots of interesting information and things to see. We were in a group of 16 and it was easy to listen and ask questions.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Roger H, Owner at Geoclastica, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Ceri, thank you very much! I hope to see you again on a future Bude GeoWalk. There are always new things to find and investigate! Regards from Roger

Reviewed 3 July 2018

I can't believe i have lived in Bude for so long and have never done this before - we organised a private walk for 14 people, who were visiting Bude on a retreat. On the feedback forms everyone commented how amazing it was so i...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Roger H, Owner at Geoclastica, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Hello Mary. I'm very sorry for my late response (until tonight I hadn't checked my TripAdvisor page for months). Thank you so much for this very generous review! I'm looking forward to guiding your next two groups in September. Kind regards from Roger

Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We looked at booking a private walk as something different to do with the boys. We weren't sure what to expect but right from the start the tour was engaging and entertaining. Roger was full of energy and excitement and engaged extremely well with both...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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RogerHiggs, Owner at Geoclastica, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Dear B, thank you very much for booking a private 'Bude Geo-Walk' and for giving me such generous praise. With parents like you and K, your two very bright young lads will go far. I'm so glad that you all enjoyed Bude too. I've travelled...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017

We loved our afternoon with Roger learning all about the geology of Bude. Our children were also fascinated. Roger was very knowledgeable and interesting to learn from. We really enjoyed doing this tour with him early in our trip and throughout the rest of our...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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RogerHiggs, Owner at Geoclastica, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Ellen, thank you for your very generous comments, and for coming on a 'Bude Geo-Walk'. Now that you know "rocks can talk", you will enjoy them wherever you travel in the world! Regards from Roger

Reviewed 29 August 2017

Having a little background information on geology and being fascinated by it, I knew this walk was for me the moment I spotted it on the Bude Tourist Information site. As soon as we arrived in Bude, we went to the centre to book the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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RogerHiggs, Owner at Geoclastica, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Samantha, thank you very much for writing such a kind review. I am very glad indeed that you enjoyed coming on a 'Bude Geo-Walk'. Come back to beautiful Bude soon!

Reviewed 30 July 2017

This was an unusual and engaging experience. Roger is an enthusiastic and inspiring practitioner who shares his geological and historical knowledge in an accessible and illuminating way. He caters his delivery to his audience and is a tremendous advocate for the wonders of geology as...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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RogerHiggs, Owner at Geoclastica, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Dear 'Kidwencha' (I know who you are, but shall preserve your anonymity!), thank you so much for taking the trouble and time to write this extremely kind review. I'm very glad you both enjoyed your Bude Geo-Walk. I note also that you were very happy...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017

To be honest ~ I wasn't sure why my daughter dragged me to the Tourist Information building to see 'what was on' in Bude. We had the sea and the sand ~ who could want more. But then we saw the advertisement for a Geological...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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RogerHiggs, Owner at Geoclastica, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Dear Ann, thank you so much for this extremely kind review of my 'Bude Geo-Walks'. I'm overjoyed that you've fallen in love with rocks and that you now look at the world differently! This is music to my ears. Kind regards from Roger

Reviewed 29 October 2016

My husband had the most fascinating afternoon with Roger, it was very informative, and he learnt tons about a topic he knew little about but had always been interested in. He covered not just geology but local history too. Roger is a lovely chap and...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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RogerHiggs, Owner at Geoclastica, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

Dear Asparaguspea, Thank you so much for your very kind review. I'm delighted that your husband enjoyed coming on a "Bude Geo-Walk". Best wishes to you both from "Roger Rocks"!

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Vanessa S
2 November 2017|
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Response from Roger H | Property representative |
Hello Vanessa. The usual public Bude Geo-Walk (Thursdays, 2-4pm) involves some steps up and down, and crossing Bude Canal lock gates, awkward but not insurmountable for wheelchair users. On the other hand, I'd be delighted... More
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