Introduction to the Geology of Devon

Key Geological Features

What is Geodiversity?

The Importance of Geological Conservation

What are County Geological Sites?

County Geological Sites Across Devon

Identification & Monitoring of Sites

Educational Use & Visiting Sites

South-West Regional Geodiversity Partnership


Links & Resources

Contact Us


GeoConservationUK (previously known as UKRIGS) has a membership of over 50 Local Geoconservation Groups, often known as RIGS Groups across the British Isles. This includes the Devon RIGS Group. It is the leading UK body for geological conservation in both strategies and educational schemes.

Please see their website for more information on events, strategies, and extensive downloads at:


Northam Burrows