Scotland’s Geoparks are community based bodies that aim to protect and promote geological heritage while supporting sustainable rural development.
Key strategic aims of the Scottish Geoparks are to:
- Help conserve Scotland’s geological heritage.
- Raise awareness of Scotland’s geological heritage and highlight its links with natural and cultural heritage.
- Derive economic and social benefits from sustainable use of Scotland’s geological heritage, for example through education and tourism
- Work with stakeholders such as communities, schools and other organizations to realise Geopark potential through a range of projects and activities.
You can find out more about Scotland’s Geoparks at scottishgeology.com.