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Monmouth Beach

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Address: Lyme Regis, England
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fossils galore

Pleasant stroll along this beach which is both sandy and stony where you are able to find a multitude of different typs of fossils

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
John_R2622
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic sandy beach good for all ages but I hate the fact as a responsible pet owner that I cannot walk my dog. Children deficate more than my doc there much more messier and I believe have more germs stop putti g rules about dogs put people on site to fine the irresponsible people. That should include parents having... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pleasant stroll along this beach which is both sandy and stony where you are able to find a multitude of different typs of fossils

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simply great for fossil hunting. We saw some lovely pebbles and rocks with fossils in them, too big to move. Spent hours there at low tides with two teenagers. Never have done any fossil hunting before, but we found some, and enjoyed the experience. This part of the beach is on the right from the Cobbs, only found out about... More 

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Haaltert, Belgium
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Great opportunity to introduce your children into the jurassic world. When walking along this beach, you WILL FIND FOSSILS (ammonites). you can even try and find some yourself. 2 TIPS: * Might be good to bring a small hammer. Easy to retrieve some specimen yourself (don't try to retrieve the big ones. Wont work and you'll spoil it for others)... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

Had a great morning with 4 and 7 year olds wandering the beach and searching for fossils - we all loved it. We parked in the car park behind the beach huts and headed out towards the point (away from the town). There are plenty of larger stones with visible fossils as you near the point but we also found... More 

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Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED whatever your age: a fantastic place to find fossils- you have to go at low tide; walk out beyond the harbour and huts until you reach the flat wave cut platform; take drinks and a picnic; dress with layers; you can buy a hammer in one of the fossil shops in town for £6.50; nearest toilet is by... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Walking up Monmouth beach is to find yourself in one of the worlds most abundant small fossil collecting areas in the UK. There are also some large fossils embedded in the rocks that you can see at low tide, Care must be taken not to get cut off as the tide comes in, as making headway in the rockier parts... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Beach is made of large pebbles/rocks so hard going at times but well worth walking along at low tide as the Amonite graveyard is exposed - amazing to see so many of them on the area of flat rock. Dogs are allowed off lead as well so Mutley and Morris had a good run round. Found a couple of small... More 

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dorset england
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is the first time weve been to this beach, and fossil hunting too! We had a great sunny day, which was lucky, and had a lovely walk along the rocks in low tide, to the main beach. Great opportunities for rock pooling! There were lots of people on Monmouth beach fossil hunting- some very seriously, others seeing what they... More 

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bristol
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

This week we walked along the beach looking happily for fossils - I went fossil hunting 70 years ago on this coast and still love it. I did find two ammonites, which is always a thrill, even if not perfect specimens. But when I was a child I remember quite easily filling a small paper bag with perfect ammonites and... More 

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