Arbroath to Auchmithie Geodiversity Trail, Angus
Walk along the coastal trail from Abroath to Auchmithie and see Devonian sandstones and conglomerates with a marked unconformity
Dawlish Cliffs, Devon
A stunning exposure of the New Red Sandstone, easily accessible by public transport and the South West Coast Path.
Hunstanton Cliffs, Norfolk
As you approach, it becomes evident that the stratigraphy is more complex than it appears from a distance...
Ketton Quarries, Rutland
Walk along the path alongside the working quarry which showcases Jurassic limestones, delta and shoreline muds and sands.
West Runton, Norfolk
The foreshore is a wave-cut platform formed from shattered chalk with massive flints and paramoudras. The cliffs, home of the 'West Runton Elephant,' are of major Quaternary importance.
Trebetherick Point, Cornwall
A coastal site ideal for those who like their geology “crunchy” – i.e. recent. A sequence of Quaternary sediments on a shore platform of Devonian slate, it is well worth visiting.
The geology of Portland records a gradual change in the local environment, from deep seas to coastal swamps with a fall in sea level at the end of the Jurassic period.