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 […]

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 […]