Dorset's Important Geological Sites

Linton Hill

Linton Hill, Abbotsbury SY581.846

Linton Hill Corallian exposure

Site Description: Disused quarry.

Geology: Jurassic, Corallian. Small, but easily accessible outcrop of Abbotsbury Oolite. Weathered rock clearly shows ooliths. Fossiliferous with abundant bivalves.

Access: Permissive access is available via Dorset Coast Path, but is restricted to 1st March to 31st August. By prior arrangement e-mail us for contact details.

Parking: Swannery car park. No dogs.

Size of party: 15

Education level: A level/University.