North West Highlands UNESCO Global Geopark Highland Controversy Geotour

The Highlands Controversy unfolded during the mid to late 19th century when the early geologists began to study the rocks of the Northwest Highlands of Scotland. Initial surveys carried out by the official Geological Survey led by Roderick Murchison and Archibald Geikie began to be questioned by ‘amateur’ geologists who had discovered a number inconsistencies […]

Open Day at Fossil Grove

Fossil Grove, Glasgow Victoria Park, Glasgow

Head along to an Open Day at Fossil Grove between 12-4pm on Sunday the 19th of June! You'll have the opportunity to see the awesome 330 million year old fossilised forest and learn all about the incredible geoheritage of the area.  The open days are organised and run by volunteers of the Fossil Grove Trust. 

Free

Open Day at Fossil Grove

Fossil Grove, Glasgow Victoria Park, Glasgow

Head along to an Open Day at Fossil Grove between 12-4pm on Sunday the 17th of July! You'll have the opportunity to see the awesome 330 million year old fossilised forest and learn all about the incredible geoheritage of the area.  The open days are organised and run by volunteers of the Fossil Grove Trust. 

Free

Groovy Geology at Hopetoun

Hopetoun House Houptoun House, South Queensferry, Edinburgh, Scotland

Enjoy your Bank Holiday at Hopetoun with a Ranger-led stroll along the foreshore exploring part of the best of West Lothian’s geological resource. We might even spot some local wildlife as we go! Not suitable for children under 8. Exact times subject may change with the tidal forecast. This walk will cover approx. 3 miles […]

£6.00

Open Day at Fossil Grove

Fossil Grove, Glasgow Victoria Park, Glasgow

Head along to an Open Day at Fossil Grove between 12-4pm on Sunday the 21st of August! You'll have the opportunity to see the awesome 330 million year old fossilised forest and learn all about the incredible geoheritage of the area.  The open days are organised and run by volunteers of the Fossil Grove Trust. 

Free

Scottish Geology Festival 2022

Scotland’s iconic landscapes and rugged coastlines have been shaped by the elements over countless millennia. The rocks beneath our feet hold the secrets of our planet’s past. They are our foundation, influencing our culture and legends, and provide endless opportunities for enjoyment and discovery. The Scottish Geology Festival 2022 will tell the stories of Scotland’s […]

North West Highlands Geopark Field Excursion: Kinlochbervie

Relationships Within and Between the Lewisian Gneiss and Torridonian Sandstone of the Kinlochbervie Area With North West Highlands Geopark Geologist Pete Harrison and Geopark Director Murdo MacPherson   The day will consist of a walk along the coast between Oldshoremore and Sheigra, examining the wide variety of structures within the Lewisian Gneiss of the area […]

£9.00

North West Highlands UNESCO Global Geopark Geotour

Travel the length of the Geopark visiting the areas of geological significance in the company of  local geologist Pete Harrison Expert tuition by Geopark staff will help you to interpret the geology of this wild and remote highland landscape. The area has the lowest population density in Europe and exhibits unique geodiversity and biodiversity. As […]

£275.00