Local Geodiversity Sites in Lothian and Borders

A total of 43 Local Geodiversity Sites have been designated in Lothian and Borders.

Edinburgh
1. Balm Well
2. Calton Hill
3. Craigleith Quarry
4. Craigmillar
5. Corstorphine Hill
6. Dreghorn Link
7. Ellen's Glen
8. Fairmilehead park
9. Harlaw
10. Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill
11. Joppa Shore
12. Ratho
13. Ravelston Woods
14. Stones of Scotland
15. Torphin Quarry
16. Bavlaw March
17. Braid Hills including Morton Hall Quarry
18. Caerketton Screes
19. Cannongate Scottish Parliament
20. Craigiehill Quarry, Clove Quarry & Clove Craig
21. Craiglockhart Hill
22. Dalmahoy & Kaimes Hills
23. Eagles Rock, Hunter's Craig Snab Point
24. Edinburgh Castle Rock Crag and Tail
25. Dynamic Earth
26. Ravelrig Quarry
27. River Almond Cramond to Grotto Bridge
28. South Queensferry
29. Water of Leith Stockbridge Dean Bridge
30. Water of Leith Colinton Dells

 

Midlothian
Bilston Glen (2000)
Hewan Bank (2000)
The Howe (2002)

West Lothian
Almondell (1999)
Binny Craig (2002)
Calder Wood (1999)
Petershill Quarry (1999)
Seafield (2008)
Witchcraig Wall (2005)

Borders
Inchbonny (Hutton's Unconformity) (2000)

East Lothian
Barn's Ness (2002)
North Berwick Law (2005)
Traprain Law (2006)

 

 

>> top of page

[Home] [News] [About] [Lectures] [Excursions] [Publications] [Edinburgh's geology] [GeoConservation] [Links]