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Isle of Wight Fossil Hunts

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Address: Military Road | Island Gems, Brighstone PO30 4DD, England
Phone Number: 01983-740493
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A terrific beach experience

The question is whether I will now be able to walk along the beach again without spending the whole time looking down for the fossils at my feet among the fossilised footprints. A... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
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Chale, United Kingdom
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Chale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The question is whether I will now be able to walk along the beach again without spending the whole time looking down for the fossils at my feet among the fossilised footprints. A great morning on the beach in the sunshine. Thanks Flic - a great guide who brought the Cretaceous to life for us.

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Shoeburyness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We went on the fossil hunt on the beach. The staff are incredibly knowledgable and explained what we should look for - they were really patient (with the adults and all 47 children we had with us!). Looking at our finds and encouraging us to recognise what we found. They showed us the dinosaur footprints on the beach and explained... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Our 9 yr old son really enjoyed this even though he had done similar 2 yrs ago. Flic was very informative and kept young and old engaged throughout. Would definitely recommend this to anyone. It amazes me that these fossils are just laying on the beach waiting to be found, or could appear out of the cliffs at the next... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

My little boy loves fossils and knows all the names.....he was so excited by this trip abd really enjoyed it.It was so informative a d Felicity was just fantastic and so knowledgable and helpful.....such a lovely girl throughout. Would 100% recommend the trip....I would have paid more!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

We have two young children aged 5 and 6, who love dinosaurs and fossils. Unfortunately, as parents, we didn't have the knowledge to help the, so we booked on the fossil tour. I have to say that Felicity was brilliant! she was really knowledgeable, approachable and fantastic with the children. She was so patient while loads of little ones surrounded... More 

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Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Spent an absolutely fantastic 2 hours over Easter weekend, on a fossil hunting trip led by the wonderful Felicity. I have no idea who enjoyed it the most, me, my husband or our two young children, but it was certainly one of the highlights of our holiday on the Isle of Wight. Felicity is very knowledgeable, approachable, bubbly, amazing with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Good value for money. We went without kids or any knowledge of dinosaurs and loved it. Felicity was brilliant, very knowledgeable and obviously enjoys her job. A must see.

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Dover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

my 5 year old fell a little bit in love with our guide flick who even held the interest of our tech obsessed 11 year old!! Thoroughly recommended for a great family day out

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We had a fab 2 hours with Flick on the beach. She was a great guide and so knowledgeable. My two boys aged 4 and 6 had a great time and we found lots of interesting fossils including a real dionsaur bone!! i would highly recommend.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Met up with Felicity (Flick) in The Brook Chine car park which is located right next to the beach. After a brief information session we set off with 7 other families to commence our fossil hunt. Throughout our hunting session Flick was available to pass comment on finds and we made several stops where she provided us with further interesting... More 

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Address: Military Road | Island Gems, Brighstone PO30 4DD, England
Phone Number: 01983-740493
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Brighstone

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