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All reviews geological history rock formations interesting place all ages interesting information stunning views car park toilet facilities well worth a visit surrounding mountains information centre national nature reserve short trail wrap up warm great stop well worth the effort great place to visit
Well worth a visit with a reasonably easy hike (there are two options), all unmanned so care must be taken on the trails & this is a free, fabulous views and a lot of interesting information concerning the rock formation of the highlands
We were looking forward to Knockan Crag as a way to learn a bit more about the earth’s creation but a longer than expected stop at the Bone Caves combined with rain and fierce wind kept us from making the entire 60 minute circuit. From...More
This is a gorgeous wee walk for 1h along the Moine Thrust. This gives you an easy to understand inside into the Geology in the North-West of Scotland. On the walk you find various signs explaining more about what rocks you see in front of...More
We took a ship's excursion with geologist Donald to hike Knockan Crag, where we saw the Moine Thrust. A thrust is the process in which enormous forces move rocks sideways. In this case, it happened 500 million years ago, and as the younger rock moved...More
Always worth a visit, but today was stunning. It was only 4.30 pm but I got the whole place to myself. Toilets are open again after being closed for maintenance. Some of the displays need repaired. A beautiful and informative place.
This place , short trail and a lot of information stands are for those ones who are interested in geological history of Earth. For other travelers there are a lot of better view points due North Coast road, and Knockan Crag could be avoided without...More
This is a very well done geology site that does an excellent job describing the geology of this North Highland area. Oldest rocks on the top layer? Hiw does this happen? Really enjoyed it. It will only take 20-30 min to view the displays and...More
I knew about the difficulty in getting staff for this very remote site, but it is now totally unmanned and the so-called Visitors Centre is just a collection of photographs and leaflets showing you where to hike up the steep, muddy trails to see the...More