N.W. Scotland

  • a week trip presenting geology of the NW Highlands of Scotland, including Skye.
  • we look at the the igneous and metamorphic (meta-sediments) rocks associated with both the Caledonia orogeny (mountain building event) and opening of the Atlantic.
  • sedimentary sequences of economic and scientific significance.
  • no previous geological experience is necessary.
  • we stay in B&B’s or hotels along the route, moving locations most days.
  • cultural, historical and other activities can be added/substituted if requested. Feel free to contact us to customise your trip.