Local Sites of Interest

Find your local geoconservation site in the Strathclyde area for a fun day out!

Fault at Ardmore Point seen from the waterside

Ardmore Point

Stratigraphy and sedimentation of the Lower and Upper Devonian; the angular unconformity which separates them. 
View across Loch Lomond from Balmaha footpath


The Highland Boundary Fault, which separates the Highlands from the Lowlands, with metamorphic rocks to the north and sedimentary rocks to the south.
University of Glasgow

Building Stones of Glasgow University

A walk around the building stones of the University of Glasgow. This revised booklet has been produced with colour photos and an easy to follow map of the campus.
Waterfall over a Dyke at Campsie Glen

Campsie Glen

Take a step back in time at Campsie Glen! Here you can stand on the site of an ancient lagoon, and climb your way up through a series of ancient lava flows - a remnant of the Campsie Hills volcanic past. 

Corrie Burn

Sedimentary and volcanic rocks of Lower Carboniferous age and evidence for the Campsie Fault.

Crow Road Geological Information Boards

Geological information boards describing the geology and landscape evolution of the Campsie Fells.  

Dumbarton Rock

A basalt plug which is the only remaining evidence of the volcano which existed on this site 330-340 million years ago.
Duncryne Hill

Duncryne Hill

Explore the remains of a Carboniferous volcano at the Duncryne Hill, Gartocharn.
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