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North West Highlands Geopark

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Worth the stop for the courious

The staff was very helpful, looping video provided go info of the geologic area. Kids might enjoy... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Debbls
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Tyler, Texas
Well worth a trip

This is good and ok not for geology graduates but greatly informative for walkers and general... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
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The Rock Stop | 396 Elphin, Lairg IV27 4HH, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Considering the remoteness of the location and the dearth of options for travellers to eat/drink, the Rock Stop cafe venue is a very poor show. There is a lack of choice of anything other than basic coffees/teas and a limited supply of (stale) cakes. How...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

The staff was very helpful, looping video provided go info of the geologic area. Kids might enjoy too. Souvenirs and gifts, as well as cafe and good bathrooms. Glad we stopped!

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Reviewed 24 June 2018

This is good and ok not for geology graduates but greatly informative for walkers and general punter I think kids would enjoy And great to see the thrust pointed out Great views

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

We visited the geopark twice and enjoyed the visitor centre and walks at Knockan Crag. The information is well put together and the walks well marked and sensibly graded.

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

I really enjoyed this experience and it really helped that the day was clear and warm! The views were awe inspiring if nothing else but make sure you have supplies and enough fuel as it is very remote - which adds to the whole beauty...More

1  Thank deedee016
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The countryside is just fabulous, so it wouldn't matter what aspect you looked at because looking and being there is what is good. The "there" is quite extensive, and if you are not a geologist, best pick up a brochure to guide you. It is...More

1  Thank Les_Landau
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Stunning scenery which I thoroughly enjoyed, but the geology passed me by somewhat. The friend who was with me IS a geologist, and he was really taken in by it all, knowing the history of it and the rarity of the rock formations. Without wishing...More

1  Thank The_Fabric_Fairy
Reviewed 12 September 2016

If you are a buddying geologist this is a must do visit. At Knockan Crag, you get a better understand of the evolution of geoscience from Victorian times. This is a really old part of the world, 3,000 million years old. Fabulous. I was driving...More

2  Thank aholyman
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Wonderful views of the characterful mountains. Some great leaflets/posters with information about the geology for non-experts.

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Reviewed 25 June 2016

Far off the beaten track for mass-tourism, this (and the Lochaber Geopark) nevertheless deserve better publicity. Not only scientists but anyone who has ever wondered why the stunning Highland landscape looks the way it does, will find the answers in the several visitors' centres and...More

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