Who Can Help?

Geodiversity organisations in Scotland

Scottish Geology Trust

Government organisations

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and the British Geological Survey (BGS) both have professional earth scientists based in Scotland who are very keen to support projects and offer advice. Follow the links for further information and contacts.

GeoConservation UK (GCUK) & Local Geoconservation Groups

GeoConservationUK (GCUK) has a membership of over 50 Local Geoconservation Groups across the British Isles. GCUK exists to promote local geosites for education and public benefit and works towards a British Isles perspective, focusing on the common purposes and issues of local interest to Groups. About 10 groups are members of both GCUK and the Scottish Geodiversity Forum. Many of them publish local information and take part in local events, and all are happy to offer advice and help with local projects. Find out more …


There are three Geoparks in Scotland – Shetland, North West Highlands and Lochaber. All of them have lots of information and enthusiasm for their local geodiversity. Follow these links to find out more …
Geopark Shetland

Northwest Highlands Geopark

Lochaber Geopark
Arran Geopark