100 great geosites – find out more!

With almost 40 of the 100 great geosites located in Scotland, obviously this is the place to head for if you want to bag some geo-selfies and join in the fun! Not all of the sites have easily-available further information (and that’s part of the joy of exploring) but here are some links to follow:

Geosites numbers 1. Foreland Mountains, 35. Arnaboll, 38. Laxford Brae, 41. Knockan Crag, 69. Smoo cave, 71. Achmelvich, 77. Scourie More, 79. Assynt unconformity and 83. Glencoul are all in the Northwest Highlands Geopark. Check out the Rock Route for more information about these sites and many more in the area!

3. Siccar Point is described as the most important geological site in the world, and is one of our Classic Sites on this website.

10. Glencoe, 17. Ardnamurchan ring complex, 84. The Muidhe, 93. The Parallel Roads of Glen Roy and 99. Isle of Rum are in the Lochaber Geopark.

More classic sites on this website – 18. Loch Tarbert on Jura, 30. Trotternish, and 36. Glen Tilt.

Finally (for now) check out Geopark Shetland for more information about 52. Uyea, 78. Funzie conglomerate and 81. the Moho.

And please check out our publications page for links to further information about other areas of Scotland!