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Fossil Hunting Walks

Befferlands Farm Workshops | Charmouth, Lyme Regis, England
+44 7808 321438
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Excellent, lively, entertaining.

We booked at the museum and were hosted on our walk by Paddy, Chris and Tom. They were thoroughly... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
via mobile
Fantastic afternoon with Paddy, Chris and Tom

I can fully recommend the fossil walk with Paddy, Chris and Tom. Despite the rain, we all had a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Emma D
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Nigel Clarke is a Fossil hunting guide. Walks are from Charmouth and Lyme Regis along the Jurassic Coast of Dorset. Walks last about 2 hours. A local author and historian with credited titles on Mary Anning and the best selling guide to the fossils of the Jurassic coast.
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  • Very good12%
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Befferlands Farm Workshops | Charmouth, Lyme Regis, England
+44 7808 321438
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked at the museum and were hosted on our walk by Paddy, Chris and Tom. They were thoroughly engaging, knowledgeable and kept the topic light and simple enough for all ages. They had plenty of example pieces to show us what to look for...More

Thank YorkshaLassOnTour
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can fully recommend the fossil walk with Paddy, Chris and Tom. Despite the rain, we all had a great afternoon and came home with loads of fossils. My young daughters loved it. They have learnt about geology and dinosaurs at school, plus Mary Anning...More

Thank Emma D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit Lyme and want to do some fossil hunting I would strongly recommended doing the guided walk. The guys running this are so interesting and enthusiastic.. you will learn loads and know what to look for. Book in advance.

Thank Sazz101
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Booked a walking tour with him. Very nice of him to fit us into his heavy schedule. He is absolutely fabulous in sharing his knowledge and experience. He started with a briefing about what we would be looking for and explained about the terrain and...More

Thank calvinheng
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely day out, the guided walk is very informative and well worth the money- my 7 year old daughter had a great time

Thank pedros01
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Went fossil hunting on Beach Head with Paddy and Tom. This absorbed over 4 hours of our time, 2 adults an 11 and 9 year old, and we all walked home delighted. The guides are ever patient with the most daft of questions and endless...More

5  Thank Gastroscity
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I took the guided 3 hours fossil hunting tour out of the Museum with Paddy Howe and his offsiders. We met the renowned paleontologist Paddy Howe outside the Museum and as we walked down to the sea I got he opportunity to discuss his big...More

2  Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Despite the cold gloomy weather we had a great time on this nearly three hour fossil hunting wander along Lyme Regis beach. Our guides were hugely knowledgeable, fun and very approachable. We came back with a small stash of fossils which we are very proud...More

Thank Pimlico4A
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Brilliant fun! Paddy was excellent! So knowledgable, funny and approachable. Found so many fossils including an ammonite and an ichthyosaurs vertebrae! Good talk at the start of what we might kind and what to look out for, and anything we found we could check with...More

Thank LittleMac1991
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

A great couple of hours spent getting used to hunting for fossils. Family outing included two boys ( 10 & 12). Started off with a 20 minute briefing in the centre by one of the guides and then off we went. We found belamnites and...More

Thank 35Russell
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