Places of Geological Interest in the South East

Beacon Wood Country Park, Dartford

Beacon Wood

Lesnes Abbey, Abbey Wood, London

Abbey Wood SSSI

Gilbert's Pit, Charlton, London

Gilbert's Pit

Reculver Country Park, near Herne Bay

Reculver Country Park, Kent

Folkestone, Kent

East Cliffs to Copt Point

Dryhill Picnic Site

Kentish Ragstone & Hassock

Hastings, East Sussex

East Cliffs towards Pett Level

Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex

Galley Hill towards Hastings

It is possible to collect rocks and fossils at many of the locations listed above, but collecting has both risks and responsibilities attached to them. Click here for relevant codes of practice and safety advice.

It is far safer and more enjoyable to join a local geological society and visit a promising site as part of an organised field trip. Click here for a list of these organisations in the South East.

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