iGeology - Britain’s rocks in your pocket

iGeology is a free smartphone app from the British Geological Survey that lets you take over 500 geological maps of Britain wherever you go to discover the landscape beneath your feet. Available for iPhone/iPad, Android and Kindle Fire; and with the phone’s GPS, you’ll know exactly where you are

Geopark Way App

App in use – location shown on geology/trail map and displaying closest matching photo of location

Each of the 17 sections of the Geopark Way now has a dedicated app available for smart-phones and tablets. Each app has a map of the relevant section overlain on an interactive geology map. Using GPS you get your position and a feed of data about the geology and other information as you walk. Other information’ includes photos of the walk with directional guidance, 3D cross-sections, and interpretations of past environments.

For Android devices you can install them on your phone/tablet from the Google Play store (quick link). For Apple devices install them from the Apple App Store.

The apps for 3 of the sections are free, the rest have a charge of around £1.

Rock information for current location or where map has been touched

Trail photo with direction overlay

Reconstructions of past environments and geological cross-sections

Interpretation of an ancient environment