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Fossil Hunting Walks

Befferlands Farm Workshops | Charmouth, Lyme Regis, England
+44 7808 321438
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Fossil Hunting Walk with Nigel Clarke

Booked a walking tour with him. Very nice of him to fit us into his heavy schedule. He is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
Fossil hunting

Lovely day out, the guided walk is very informative and well worth the money- my 7 year old... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
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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.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Befferlands Farm Workshops | Charmouth, Lyme Regis, England
+44 7808 321438
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 1 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 3 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 26 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 18 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
Reviewed 13 February 2017

we took our grandson on a hunt on Saturday with Paddy Howe. Despite being really cold the whole experience was fantastic. Paddy was very patient and explained everything so well. We all found loads of fossils and thanks to Paddy we learnt all about each...More

1  Thank Derek H
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Just did the fossil walk with Paddy and it was superb. We did wonder how we would fill 3hrs and had our early escape all planned (dogs are tired and so we need to return early..) However, it was such an interesting and enjoyable morning...More

1  Thank blackcountrymon15
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Very good but a lot of people destroying the rocks and pulling stuff out of cliffs. Better just to look and see what you can find. #beachcombing

Thank David B
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