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fossilwalks.com

Lower Sea lane, Charmouth, Bridport DT6 6LL, England
+44 7724 599177
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Amazing day out

Chris who does these walks is excellent. I went with children aged 8 & 10 and he was good at... read more

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Sandyfeet2013
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Bournemouth
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Fossil walk

Had great time, we were able to go out early due to tide times And Chris did great job explaining... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
akaSugarland
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Houston,TX
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Guided fossil hunting and collecting walks at Charmouth on Dorset's Jurassic Coast with Chris Pamplin B.Sc.
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good4%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“private walk” (8 reviews)
“fossil walk” (22 reviews)
“fossil hunting” (33 reviews)
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Lower Sea lane, Charmouth, Bridport DT6 6LL, England
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+44 7724 599177
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"great fun"
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"introductory talk"
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"two hours"
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"charmouth beach"
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"useful tips"
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"headed down"
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"met chris"
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"wonderful guide"
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"private family"
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"jurassic coast"
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Reviewed today via mobile

Chris who does these walks is excellent. I went with children aged 8 & 10 and he was good at explaining the different sort of fossils we could find and what to look out for. We had a few fabulous hours on the beach and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had great time, we were able to go out early due to tide times And Chris did great job explaining fossils to kids and helping to collect and find.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chris started by giving us all an interesting and clear potted history of the geology of the local area and of the Jurassic period. Throughout he was clear and methodical and by the time we were due to participate in the practical part of the...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We all thoroughly enjoyed today, despite the weather not being great it did not dampen our enthusiasm especially after Chris's introductory explanation as to what we could expect to find on the beach. His knowledge and jovial approach to fossil hunting is just what you...More

1  Thank Lee E
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

We arranged a 3 hour fossil walk with Chris from Charmouth for a party of 8 and I have to say it was about as much fun as I have had in a long time! We had four well armed children with hammers and goggles...More

1  Thank Andrew B
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Three of us did the private walk with Chris. His introductory talk lasting about 30 minutes was very interesting and most important he showed us samples of what could be found on the beach so we had a good idea what to look for and...More

1  Thank BrianBournemouth
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I just wanted to thank Chris for a fantastic day. He was funny (jokes so bad they are good), patient, kind, informative and extremely knowledgeable. He really knows his stuff and is passionate about the subject and really seems to enjoy what he does. My...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Chris was brilliant with the children, the initial talk was informative and ensured we knew what we were looking for. We all came away having found fossils and despite being the wettest I have ever been (dress for the weather) we thoroughly enjoyed it. So...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Chris is a wonderful guide! We foolishly thought we could find a few fossils on our own, every other family was combing the beach... how wrong we were! Chris took the time to brief us on what to look for, and what is just a...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Just wanted to thank you for an informative and entertaining introduction to fossil hunting. It was certainly very helpful. Afterwards, my 7 year old son instead of rushing round hitting anything and everything in his search, targeted the places that might turn out something interesting....More

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Mandy V
15 August 2016|
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Response from Vicky F | Reviewed this property |
There were dogs when we went in May, but it wasn't the height if summer wen some beaches ban them...why not email Chris and ask?!
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Trevor W
9 August 2016|
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Response from daniel p | Reviewed this property |
Hi. All times are listed on the website and the cost is £5 per head over the age of four yrs, also check the tide times too. you'll be out and about for a couple of hours either walking on soft sand or on medium to large... More
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