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Fossil walk with Paul

Paul is very engaging and knowledgeable, and we were delighted with our finds, even on a summer day... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wallingford, United Kingdom
Fossil walk with Paul

We had a very nice day out fossil hunting, learnt a lot about what fossils to look for and we wish... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2017
Siri L
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“Fossil walk with Paul”
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7 Drakes Way, Lyme Regis DT7 3QP, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paul is very engaging and knowledgeable, and we were delighted with our finds, even on a summer day with potentially slim pickings. I have been on the museum walk before and had wanted to do so again, but as they were fully booked, took a...More

Thank hilarymackintosh
Reviewed October 5, 2017

In addition to being a great fossil and crystal shop, they can arrange for fossil walks, and advise you on fossil hunting near the cliffs. They also rent hammers, chisels, and other items as you may wish to use on a daily basis.

Thank PhilViking
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

We had a very nice day out fossil hunting, learnt a lot about what fossils to look for and we wish to come back soon.

Thank Siri L
Reviewed April 10, 2016

Paul was excellent. The whole family really enjoyed the tour, being introduced to the geology of the area and then the types of fossils we were likely to find. Great fun.

Thank billywizz68
Reviewed April 9, 2016

Paul from Jurassic Gems took our family on a really enjoyable and interesting fossil walk. Paul is so knowledgable and experienced and he made the talk perfect both for adults and children- we all learnt so much! We managed to find some lovely fossil ammonites...More

Thank Graham C
Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure of a fossil hunting walk with Paul. It was interesting and fun which is the best combination. I respect the fossil walk given by the museum but with Jurassic Gems you get more time doing what I think is the fun...More

Thank DaneEnd2015
Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

For me, this was heaven. Reasonably priced and loads of choice. A must see for crystal lovers! And of course lots of fossils.

1  Thank Jo W
Reviewed December 23, 2015

I remember going to this shop about 2 or 3 years ago, so I returned again this year and once again purchased some things which, compared to some of the other fossil/mineral shops in the area, were very reasonably priced. The staff were very friendly.

1  Thank Teide_Orca
Reviewed November 15, 2015

Joined a group walk with Paul in October half term. We're a family of 4 with a fossil mad 7 yr old expert and his 9 yr old sister. Really enjoyable few hours walking out from Lyme, with Paul providing informative advice throughout and helping...More

Thank Greg C
Reviewed November 9, 2015

Very helpful in choosing a gift for my eight year old grandson. Extremely informative about fossils. Prices comparable with other larger places. Good customer service.

Thank Edwin T
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