Ossian’s Cave in Glen Coe

Was a legendary warrior born in this dark and inaccessible cave? Age-old stories woven into our landscape often …

Fossils at Carsaig Bay

On Mull's south-west coast, if you can drag your eyes away from the glorious scenery, you'll find a wealth of …

Ardnamurchan’s volcano

There can't be many places in the UK where you can drive through the magma chamber of an extinct volcano...

Herkimer diamonds

Prized for their clarity, these double-pointed crystals have some fascinating bubbles trapped inside!

Carnelian

Ranging from pale yellow to deep orange-red, this semi-precious stone was a popular choice in Victorian jewellery