The Earth Heritage Trust is based in Worcester but is very active in Herefordshire too. The great variety of rocks in the two counties yields outstanding fossils and minerals and gives rise to wonderful scenery. The Trust is committed to promoting and safeguarding these assets for all the residents of, and visitors to, Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

The Abberley and Malvern Hills Geopark takes in parts of the five counties of Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire and Worcestershire. its outstanding geology spans 700 million years of our Earth’s history. This, coupled with dramatic landscapes and a wealth of ecological, historical, and cultural gems, makes the Geopark a unique destination. Each year the member organisations of the Abberley and Malvern Hills Geopark Forum host GeoFest a three month summer programme of events and activities. See also the Malvern Hills Geocentre.

The Geologists' Association. was founded in 1858. Sarah Stafford is the Executive Secretary Her email address is, The Geologists' Association, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0DU Tel. No. 020 74349298.