Innellan is a village on the Cowal Peninsula, adjacent to the Firth of Clyde. Its geology is notable because the Highland Boundary Fault is exposed on the beach, including a section of the Highland Border Group. A narrow wedge of serpentinite, believed to be a remnant of oceanic crust, is preserved within the fault zone. A diverse range of pebbles can be found on the beach.
Geologists will be on hand for this drop-in Beach Pebble Day, to help identify the diverse range of pebbles that can be found on the beach, and to provide tours of the local geology.
Free, drop-in, no booking required.
Innellan is approximately 4 miles south of Dunoon. The beach event is approximately 300 metres south of the old pier. There is parking by Innellan Village Hall or along Shore Road. The West Coast Motor , service 489 runs from Dunoon Pier to Toward and passes the site; alight at Innellan Village Hall.