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Old Forge Fossil Shop

15 Broad Street, Lyme Regis DT7 3QE, England
+44 1297 445977
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Excellent dog friendly shop

Being interested in fossils and minerals, we wanted to see this shop. The fact that it is dog... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
synil2017
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
An institution

Lyme Regis has a few fossil shops but this is superb and as much a museum as a shop. I always go... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Douglas G
via mobile
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“great shop” (2 reviews)
“for sale” (2 reviews)
“fossil walk” (2 reviews)
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15 Broad Street, Lyme Regis DT7 3QE, England
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+44 1297 445977
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being interested in fossils and minerals, we wanted to see this shop. The fact that it is dog friendly was a big bonus. This is an amazing shop, so many items to look at, and extremely good value. The selection has to be about the...More

Thank synil2017
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Lyme Regis has a few fossil shops but this is superb and as much a museum as a shop. I always go in to see the not for sale specimens and the more expensive ones too. I always leave with something as they always have...More

2  Thank Douglas G
Reviewed 29 August 2016

A great shop to look around they have so much to chose from, Fossils, jewellery and more. I bought a sweet little Ammonite necklace and the service given to me was excellent. Go and have a look

1  Thank KeaG_13
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

A great shop for collecting tidbits & fossils from the trip! I bought so many jewels, rocks & fossils for the family - all proudly say on our windowsill now! A great memento from the trip considering we failed to find our own fossils... Perhaps...More

Thank Ambie163
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Whilst visiting Lyme Regis we called into this shop which is quite large and has an excellent display of fossils and other items such as jewellery with prices for all pockets. Many of the larger items are set out in display cabinets and are clearly...More

Thank AngieP49
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Collecting minerals and fossils for about 10 years, I look for the more uncommon items. There were certainly those at this shop, as well as the more common ones. There is a wide range of items and prices, and it is a nice big shop....More

Thank Teide_Orca
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Overpriced.. staff snotty, do not buy their over priced fossil hammers, cheaper at the other fossil shops and the staff are much nicer .

1  Thank chaoscottage
Reviewed 30 May 2015

there's a lot of local fossils on display, and the staff are very helpful. I found a better than average ammonite embedded in some rock, and they suggested some ways of enhancing it. There's some pocket money fossils, and also some VERY expensive collectors items...More

1  Thank notTheStig
Reviewed 26 October 2014

An outstanding shop full of goodies so good in fact that we bought our daughter a quirky little piece of fossil type jewellery from.We spent ages in here looking at all the fossils which always look so decorative.

Thank shane s
Reviewed 27 August 2013

Some of the reviews here, like mine, are about the fossil walks led by Paul from Jurassic Gems 9not the Old Forge). I can't find out how to review Jurassic Gems directly- they don't seem to be set up for review - so I'll add...More

2  Thank emmalittleb
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