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Pieces of Scotland Campaign

Are you always picking up stones? The Scottish Geology Trust has launched a campaign called Pieces of Scotland this summer inviting everyone to share their favourite #PiecesOfScotland with us on social media! From #staycation beach pebbles on your windowsill, to beloved museums displays, we would love for you to show us the Scottish rocks that have captured your heart.

Let’s Talk Geology Volunteer Blog: The Southern Uplands by Alex Neches

The Scottish Geology Trust is keen to offer people involved with Scottish geology the chance to share information about Scotland’s geology with a wider audience. This is the fifth and […]

Walter Scott 250 Celebration

An international celebration for the 250th anniversary of the life and Smailholm Towerworks of Sir Walter Scott gets underway this weekend, Saturday 20th March, with an online broadcast of a […]

Let’s Talk Geology Volunteer Blog: The Midland Valley by Alex Neches

The Scottish Geology Trust is keen to offer people involved with Scottish geology the chance to share information about Scotland’s geology with a wider audience. This is the fourth in […]

Let’s Talk Geology Volunteer Blog: The Grampian Terrane by Alex Neches

The Scottish Geology Trust is keen to offer people involved with Scottish geology the chance to share information about Scotland’s geology with a wider audience. This is the third in […]

Let’s Talk Geology Volunteer Blog: The Northern Highlands Terrane by Alex Neches

The Scottish Geology Trust is keen to offer people involved with Scottish geology the chance to share information about Scotland’s geology with a wider audience. This is the second in […]

Trust Launches First Crowdfunder

Scotland’s Landscapes Hold the Key to Building a Sustainable Future The Scottish Geology Trust has launched a Crowdfunding Campaign to kick-start its work after setbacks due to COVID-19 Scotland’s wild, […]

Studying Geology in 2020: Student Blog by Hazel Knight – October

The Scottish Geology Trust would like to offer students involved with Scottish geology the chance to share their educational experience of studying geology with a wider audience. University in 2020 […]

Studying Geology in 2020: Student Blog by Hazel Knight – September

The Scottish Geology Trust would like to offer students involved with Scottish geology the chance to share their educational experience of studying geology with a wider audience.   Hello and […]

Let’s Talk Geology Volunteer Blog: The Hebridean Terrane by Alex Neches

The Scottish Geology Trust is keen to offer people involved with Scottish geology the chance to share information about Scotland’s geology with a wider audience. This is the first in […]

Events

Guided Walk: Beneath Ben Nevis; stories in the shadows

A guided walk exploring the geology and landscape stories of Ben Nevis. For many people it is all about standing on the top of the UK’s tallest mountain however, if […]

Excursion: Glen Roy; a geological mystery

A guided walk exploring the remote northern end of Glen Roy, Lochaber. Famed for its ‘Parallel Roads’ a geological phenomenon which attracts visitors from all over the world it is […]

Virtual tour of the Earth Systems collection at National Museums Scotland

Join Emily Brown, Assistant Curator of Earth Systems at National Museums Scotland, as she takes you behind the scenes at the Museum and explores some highlights of Scotland’s national rock […]

Guided Walk: Ancient Volcanoes and Elie “Rubies”

Walk the remains of ancient volcanoes and find Elie ‘Rubies’ with Professor Adrian Finch of the University of St Andrews. Imagine paddling in balmy tropical seawater lapping on the shore. […]

Exhibition: Mr. Miller’s Fascinating Fossils at Hugh Miller’s Birthplace, Cromarty

Follow in the footsteps of the great 19th century fossil explorer Hugh Miller. Join us at his museum in Cromarty for a drop-in session with hands-on fun. There will be […]

Exhibition: Mr. Miller’s Fascinating Fossils at Hugh Miller’s Birthplace, Cromarty

Follow in the footsteps of the great 19th century fossil explorer Hugh Miller. Join us at his museum in Cromarty for a drop-in session with hands-on fun. There will be […]

Beach Pebble event: Stranraer Beach, Dumfries and Galloway

Experts will help you discover the story behind pebbles you find on the beach. Red sandstones from nearby cliffs laid down 300 million years ago in a desert, stones from […]

Beach Pebble event: Kirkcudbright Beach

Experts will help you discover the story behind pebbles you find on the beach. Sandstones from nearby cliffs laid down 430 million years ago in a deep ocean, granite transported […]