Hidden Treasures of Lochaber Geopark

You’ll be surprised to learn about all the hidden gems within the Lochaber Geopark. We may be biased but we think this is the best park in the UK! What other park could boast so many National Nature Reserves, National Scenic Areas and Sites of Special Scientific Interest? But don’t take our word for it, have a look for yourself.

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National Scenic Areas

Areas which are considered to be of 'national scenic significance' and of 'unsurpassed attractiveness which must be conserved as part o... Read More

Rum from Morar.

National Nature Reserves

Scotland’s National Nature Reserves (NNRs) are world-class nature sites which help safeguard a great variety of animals, plants, geol... Read More

Sites of Special Scientific Interest

Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) may be ‘special’ because of their plants, animals or habitats, their rocks or landforms... Read More

Fascadale, Ardnamurchan,

Geological Conservation Review Sites

The Geological Conservation Review (GCR) aims to identify geological sites of national and international importance. These sites displ... Read More

Natural History

Lochaber is one of the richest parts of Britain for its biodiversity, with many habitats and species of national and international impo... Read More

Cultural Heritage

Geology and landscape have strongly influenced the settlement patterns, industry and economy of Lochaber. Whether influencing early ... Read More

Geological Maps

Please use the tabs below to reveal the Geological layers that makeup Lochaber.... Read More


The Parallel Roads of Glen Roy are an enigmatic feature that generated great controversy during the 19th century. The mysterious parall... Read More