Summer geology

51 Best Places to see Scotland's GeologyScotland is enjoying unbelievable weather, what a great time to get out and explore our fantastic geology, landscapes and culture. But where to start?!

The 51 Best Places to see Scotland’s Geology will give you an idea of some of the variety that Scotland has to offer, from waterfalls and crags to entire islands. There’s something for everyone!

Scotland’s four Geoparks are bursting with activity. There are visitor centres to enjoy, coffee to be drunk, and lots of information and events:

Shetland UNESCO Global GeoparkShetland Nature Festival 28 July – 5 August 2018
North West Highlands UNESCO Global Geopark – field days, summer geotours, Deep Time walks
Lochaber Geopark – Darwin’s Rest Coffee Shop in Roybridge and the Geopark Visitor Centre on the High Street, Fort William
Arran Geopark

And Scotland’s Geological Societies have a range of summer field trips for members and anyone interested in geology: Edinburgh Geological Society | Geological Society of Glasgow | Aberdeen Geological Society | Highland Geological Society | Open University Geological Society – East Scotland | Open University Geological Society – West Scotland