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Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve

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Ullapool IV27 4HH, Scotland
+44 1463 701600
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A mecca for any geologist

Knockan Crag provides good exposures of the Moine Thrust, a classic feature in structural geology... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
John R
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 Billion Years of Geology

A great stop over to see some of the geology that has created the scenic masterpiece that is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
NiallInTheHills
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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"geological history"
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"all ages"
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"interesting place"
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"surrounding mountains"
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"car park"
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"information boards"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Knockan Crag provides good exposures of the Moine Thrust, a classic feature in structural geology, and is thus a mecca for geologists. There are good interpretative displays. Paths are provided to observe the key features. There are good views over typical NW Highlands scenery.

Thank John R
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A great stop over to see some of the geology that has created the scenic masterpiece that is Inverpolly. Sited in the heart of this unique landscape and part of various attractions in this Geo Park.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped off here on our North Coast 500 road trip. Well worth the visit. Although we are not academics, physical geography is an interest. There are plenty of information boards explaining the geology of the area and how the exposed strata in the quarry...More

Thank Doug J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To get the full appreciation of this historical site you need to leave the comfort of your car and go for a bit of a walk. Well signposted so you won't get lost.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are three different routes up Knockan Crag but I only took the easy one. Even at a low level the views of the surrounding mountains and lochs are wonderful. There are very informative waypoints describing how this part of Scotland relates to the development...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful climb that families with little ones can manage very easily. Very nicely explained geology fact as well which i thought was great.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Didn't walk up to the crags due to the rain but the visitor information was really interesting. Wish we had more time and better weather.

Thank Janet G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked up and around the longest trail - the information and signage were very good, and the artworks added to the experience. Luckily it was a sunny, windless day - it would be much less fun going along the top in poor weather.

1  Thank Happyreturn2012
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit if you have any interest in the landscape. Good presentations on the geology and the making of the local landscape.

Thank Jim B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We liked how this was laid out with the extra info and presentation. The walk/hike itself was easy enough but might be a little daunting in high winds as there a few steep parts with thin paths. Enjoyable hour or so.

1  Thank pat_toast
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