Glasgow Rocks

Many different types of rock have been used in the construction of Glasgow’s buildings. A booklet describing a geological trail around the buildings of Central Glasgow is available to download from the website.

Glasgow Rocks

Many different types of rock have been used in the construction of Glasgow's buildings. A booklet describing a geological trail around the buildings of Central Glasgow is available to download from the website.

Campsie Glen

Take a step back in time at Campsie Glen! Here you can stand on the site of an ancient lagoon, and climb your way up through a series of ancient lava flows – a remnant of the Campsie Hills volcanic past. 

Drumadoon

A Palaeogene quartz-feldspar-porphyry sill displaying massive columnar jointing, with members of the Palaeogene dyke swarm.