The Geosites

Below is a full list of the 100 Great Geosites. Here you will be able to track the geosites I have been to and have yet to go to, as I will be linking blog posts and pictures to each site! I will also have a list of additional geosites of interest I come across on my journey that did not make the 100 Great Geosites list. Sites in blue indicate I have visited, sites in blue and underlined have a link to photos and a blog post!

  1. The Foreland Mountains, Scotland
  2. The Ironbridge Gorge, England
  3. Siccar Point, Scotland
  4. Rotunda Museum, England
  5. Staffa Island, Scotland
  6. Stonehenge, England
  7. Hunstanton Cliffs, England
  8. Coast around Craster, England
  9. Millook Haven, England
  10. Glencoe, Scotland
  11. The Burren, Ireland
  12. Pen y Fan, Wales
  13. Upper Teesdale, England
  14. Loughareema, Northern Ireland
  15. The Wrekin, England
  16. Malham Cove, England
  17. Ardnamurchan Ring Complex, Scotland
  18. Raised beach at Loch Tarbert, Scotland
  19. Lundy Island, England
  20. Kimmeridge Bay, England
  21. Allenheads Lead Mining District, England
  22. Great Orme Bronze Age Mine, Wales
  23. Geevor Tin Min, England
  24. Channel Tunnel, England
  25. Farringdon Station, England
  26. Dinorwig Power Station and Slate Quarry, Wales
  27. Bath Spa, England
  28. The National Mining Museum, Scotland
  29. Ludlow, England
  30. Trotternish, Scotland
  31. Portrush, Northern Ireland
  32. Schiehallion, Scotland
  33. Aberdeenshire Buchan Metamorphism, Scotland
  34. South Shields Magnesian Limestone, England
  35. Arnaboll, Scotland
  36. Upper End of Glen Tilt, Scotland
  37. Kynance Cove, England
  38. Laxford Brae Road Section, Scotland
  39. Natural History Museum, England
  40. Granite Pluton, Isle of Arran, Scotland
  41. Knockan Crag, Scotland
  42. Wren’s Nest, England
  43. Our Dynamic Earth, Scotland
  44. Lyme Regis Beaches, England
  45. Bendrick Rock, Wales
  46. Marble Arch Caves, Northern Ireland
  47. Snowdon, Wales
  48. Cuillin Hills, Scotland
  49. Gaping Gill, England
  50. Porth y Ogof Caves, Wales
  51. Mixon Hole Deep Water Gully, England
  52. Uyea, Scotland
  53. St Kilda, Scotland
  54. Old Man of Hoy and St John’s Head, Scotland
  55. Isle of Wight Needles, England
  56. Hadrian’s Wall and Great Whin Sill, England
  57. Callanish Stones, Scotland
  58. Durham Cathedral, England
  59. Eddystone Lighthouse, England
  60. Thames Barrier, England
  61. Ceide Field Bog, Ireland
  62. Highgate Cemetary, England
  63. Skara Brae, Scotland
  64. Westminster Abbey, England
  65. Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland
  66. Lulworth, England
  67. Cliffs of Moher, Ireland
  68. Seven Sisters and Beachy Head, England
  69. Sango Bay and Smoo Cave, Scotland
  70. Mizen Head, Ireland
  71. Achmelvich, Scotland
  72. Cliffs of Slieve League, Ireland
  73. Barafundle Bay and Stackpole Quay, Wales
  74. Brimham Rocks, England
  75. Islay Snowball Earth Deposits, Scotland
  76. Dawlish Red Sandstone Cliffs, England
  77. Scourie More, Scotland
  78. Funzie, Scotland
  79. Assynt Road Sub-Torridonian Unconformity, Scotland
  80. Kilkee Sand Volcanoes, Ireland
  81. The Moho on the Heogs and Nikka Vord, Scotland
  82. Dalradian, Knocknagar, Ireland
  83. Glencoul, Scotland
  84. The Muidhe, Scotland
  85. South Stack Formation, Anglesey, Wales
  86. Loch Monar Polyphase Folding, Scotland
  87. Broadhaven Folding, Wales
  88. Ouer Isles Fault and Pseudotachylytes, Scotland
  89. Cromer Glacio-Tectonic Folds, England
  90. Kilve, England
  91. Clashach Moray, Scotland
  92. Cwn Idwal and Darwin’s Boulders, Wales
  93. Parallel Roads of Glen Roy, Scotland
  94. Arthur’s Seat and Salisbury Crags, Scotland
  95. Drumlins of Clew Bay, Ireland
  96. Borrowdale Volcanics and Crinkle Crags, England
  97. Slieve Gullion, Mountains of Mourne, Ireland
  98. Elgol Minor Intrusions, Scotland
  99. Hallival and Askival Layered Intrusions, Scotland
  100. Benbulben, Ireland

Other Geosites

  1. The Sandstone Trail
  2. River Severn
  3. Wenlock Edge/Knowle Quarry Lime Kilns
  4. Lapworth Museum

National Heritage Sites

  1. Attingham Park
  2. Wroxeter Roman Ruins
  3. Ironbridge
  4. Wenlock Edge
  5. Wilderhope Manor

Other Sites of Interest

  1. Tatton Park
  2. North Cheshire Way
  3. Peckfortam Castle
  4. Astley Church
  5. Silkin Way