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Fossilwise - Lyme Regis Fossil Walks

Embark on a captivating journey through time with our guided public fossil walks on the beaches of Lyme Regis, expertly led by Chris Andrew, a seasoned educator and passionate fossil collector. Fossilwise fossil walks along the Jurassic Coast offer an opportunity for individuals and groups to learn to find fossils on the beaches of Lyme Regis. Our knowledgeable guide, Chris ensures that the content not only educates but also keeps participants of all ages engaged with a generous dose of humour, creating a fun and inclusive atmosphere.

Chris has been a professional fossil guide for over 25 years, so you're guaranteed a fun day out! The beaches we go to are also dog-friendly all-year round. Well behaved dogs are very welcome to join us on fossil walks.

Must be booked online prior to the start of the walk. Walks book up quickly over weekends, summer and school holidays.

Start times vary due to tides. Booking at www.fossilwise.com

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Book your spot today to uncover the secrets of the past while enjoying the picturesque landscapes of the Jurassic Coast. You will learn about famous Lyme Regis fossil hunter, Mary Anning, and follow in her footsteps to find fossils on the foreshore. Chris kicks off the walk with a hands-on session before everyone ventures out onto the beach to see what the tides reveal for the day. ‚ÄčOur public fossil walks are suitable for ages 7 and above, providing an engaging and educational experience. While younger children are very welcome to join us, the content may go over their heads a little.  Assumes little or no prior knowledge of fossils or geology Approximately 3-3.5 hours (please allow for 4+ hours for your parking ticket - the traffic wardens in Lyme are very keen!) Suitable for families, friends, couples and individuals Led by an expert guide and fossil enthusiast Find your own fossils and have them identified as you go (and enjoy having them found for you by Chris) Fun, informative and the best way to start finding fossils in Lyme Great value for money Dog friendly!

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Listing Updated: 11/12/2023


Listing Address

The Big Anchor, next to Cobb Gate Car Park
Marine Parade
Lyme Regis

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Car Parking

Recommended Charmouth Road Long Stay Car Park, or Holmbush Car Park (both about 10-15 minutes walk f

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