Scotland – the home of geology

Visit the Where to Go section for our map of all the places where you can explore Scotland's geological story.

Visit the Where to Go section for our map of all the places where you can explore Scotland’s geological story.

Scotland’s geodiversity is world-class: shaped during some three billion years of our planet’s history by the movements of the Earth’s tectonic plates, mountain building, volcanism, ice ages, sea-level change and the processes of erosion and deposition.

Scottishgeology.com is a permanent gateway site, enabling you to find out more about Scotland’s geodiversity. Sections of the site include:
Scotland’s Geology: 10 things you should know, geological time scale, map, regional geology and famous Scottish geologists.
Where to go: Classic sites, Geoparks, fossil collecting.
Find out more: Geoconservation, publications, teachers’ guide, activity packs and glossary.

Any problems with this site, please let us know – web@scottishgeodiversityforum.org