Fossil Grove

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Site Location

OS Landranger Map: 64

OS Grid Reference: NS5367

Latitude: 55.88

Longitude: -4.34

Fossil Grove is situated within Victoria Park in the Whiteinch area of Glasgow. Strathclyde Geoconservation Group has prepared a leaflet describing the geology of the site and the Geological Society of Glasgow has published a more detailed excursion itinerary. More information about the site can be found on the Fossil Grove website.

The opening times for the Fossil House during 2019 are:

Saturday & Sundays 12:00 – 16:00, from 20 April to 20 October.

The outdoor parts of the site are open all the year round.

Beautifully preserved fossil tree stumps and roots from the Carboniferous period in Glasgow’s Victoria park.