Public Geology Course

Have you ever cast your eyes upwards and wondered why that mountain is the shape it is? Or been puzzled by that particular lump of rock that sticks out so far? Maybe you’ve admired the pebbles along the shore, and wondered what they’re made of. If so, we might be able to help!


The Lochranza Centre runs Public Geology courses each year. These outdoor education courses take you into the field and equip you with the knowledge and skills to read our landscape with new eyes. Comprising a five-day package, including bed and board, the courses are largely outdoors-based but also feature some indoor learning.

The 2021 course will run from Saturday 17th - Friday 23rd July, at £469 per person.


To book your space, and for any further information, including on the possibility of more tailored courses, please contact the Centre.




Guided Geology / Wildlife / Mountain Walks


Throughout October 2020, we are available for guided Geology / Wildlife / Mountain walks for groups of four people and above - our staff are all trained or fully-qualified Mountain Leaders, have degrees in relevant environmental subjects (Geology, Geography or Biology) and are all very experienced in outdoors education! At this time of year, the Centre would usually be busy with visiting schools groups, but given current guidance our staff are now in a position to offer guided walks to members of the public.


For more information, to make any requests, and to book, please contact the Centre.




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