Once an important formation or landform is damaged or destroyed,
we can never recreate it. The geological make-up of Wales is both
varied and distinctive.
Have you wondered how Wales was
Begin your journey and discover ten important facts that will
introduce you to the fascinating geological history of Wales.
journey through time
Incredibly, over hundreds of
millions of years, Wales has wandered across the globe, nearly from
pole to pole.
Volcanoes in Wales
rock succession in Wales records several important phases of
volcano development that occurred early in the country’s geological
The Ice Age in
Wales was radically re-shaped during the
last 2.5 million years by successive phases of glaciation that
created many of the spectacular landscapes we see today.