Gloucestershire Geology Trust


Recording, Conserving and Promoting our Rocks & Landscape

Who We Are
Gloucestershire Geology Trust (GGT) is a registered charity, a founder member of The Geology Trusts and one of the leading geoconservation organisations in the country. The Trust was set up in 1992, with the aim of surveying and recording Regionally Important Geological Sites (RIGS).

What We Do

GGT also carry outconservation work on important geological sites; we hold the Geological Records Centre for the county; produce a variety of guidesand publications; run a highly successful Rock & Fossil Roadshow programme and offer a variety of events throughout the year.

In addition to these services, we are able to deliver adviceand information relating to geology and geoconservation matters, as well as practical SSSI and RIGS geoconservation work. We have become the key point of Specialist Earth Heritage Conservation advice in the county. For more information follow the links on the left, or contact us directly.

What's On
Click here to see how you can get involved!


Volunteering and Work Experience Positions Available

If you would like to get involved with any aspect of the Gloucestershire Geology Trust, including field work and monitoring, geology roadshow events, office based work, fossil specimen archiving and many, many more roles and responsibilities, please contact Beth at or phone 01452 864438

Robinswood Hill Walk - Wed July 16th 2014 - Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

Lead by local geology expert Dave Green
From 6.30pm onwards -

Please see the Wildlife Trust website for more information

Geopark App Available for Android and Apple devices!

The app relates to the Abberley and Malvern Hills Geopark Trail, which finishes at Gloucester Cathedral. With loads of great features including:

-Palaegeo: Provides information about the global setting of a given time in Earth history, plate tectonic maps, past temperatures, CO2 levels, extinction rates and much more...!
- Location: walk recording features along your trail
-Map: BGS derived geological map data shown on 1:50000 scale
-Photos: Displays photo for given locations along trails, with further geological information and annotations

For further information on how to download and device suitability please click here


Geodiversity Database
For a demonstration on how the database works click here

-RIGS Sites Stores comprehensive data relating to RIGS and other geological sites

Search: The database is fully seachable and customisable
Fieldwork Take the database into the field with Ipads etc.
Customise Create custom views of your data

Works on PC, Mac and a range of mobile devices

Geology and Landscape of Gloucestershire and Surrounding Areas - Field Based Course - Dave Green

Tuesday summer evenings, weekly from 10th June - 22nd July, 7pm -9pm

Local Geological expert Dave Green leads a series of practical field based courses looking at the highly diverse rocks found in Gloucestershire. Walks taking place at

- 10th June
Leckhampton Hill
-17th June
-24th June
-1st July
-8th July
Leadon Valley
-15th July
-22nd July British Camp (Herefordshire Beacon)

For more information click here or contact Dave at
Tel: 01594 860858

Education Packs now available - Beachley Point

In association with Merlin Energy Resources Ltd an education pack has been put together, this is intended for use at Key Stage 3, which is available here.


To help raise funds for Gloucestershire Geology Trust go to
By registering Gloucestershire Geology Trust as your chosen cause, and using the links from the
easyfundraising web site, you can shop online and raise donations to the trust from the retailers you shop with.




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