Natural Resources Wales (NRW)
From 01 April 2013, Natural Resources Wales will take over the
functions currently carried out by the Countryside Council for
Wales and Forestry Commission Wales, the devolved functions of
Environment Agency Wales and some functions that are currently
carried out within the Welsh Government.
Have you wondered how Wales was made?
Begin your journey
and discover ten important facts that will introduce you to the
fascinating geological history of Wales.
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.