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Address: 55 Broad Street | In the Basement of Alice's Bear Shop, Lyme Regis DT7 3QF, England
Phone Number: 01297444720
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this was good it was not what i thought it was going to be but had such a bloody good time there too

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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Essex, United Kingdom
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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

this was good it was not what i thought it was going to be but had such a bloody good time there too

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We know fossil workshop for sometime, we brought many of our finds there and Paddy (and previously Chris) clean them for us. I simply love coming back to this little shop and see what Paddy found or what is he now cleaning. If you are in Lyme Regis you simply must visit Fossil workshop hidden in basement of Teddy bear... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Paddy Howe, who is geologist to the Lyme Regis museum, owns and runs the Fossil Workshop. I met Paddy when I attended one of the museum's fossil walks last year (very highly recommended - entertaining, informative and guaranteed fossil finds) and popped into the shop, along with many others from the fossil walk, because Paddy offers participants the opportunity to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

If i have a choice of Holiday , this is it . In fact every weekend i ,d b here ! Fossil collecting is brilliant, rewarding, healthy , very friendly. Paddy is very helpful, & knows his stuff !! There other things to do here ,lots. But all i want is 2 low tides a day !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

If you only visit one place in Lyme Regis let this be it! Paddy is one of nicest, most genuine guys you could ever hope to meet and his knowledge and passion for fossils is mind-blowing! Going in as complete novices he showed us what we would need to look for and where we would find it. And armed with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Amazing little place underneath a teddy toy shop my family went on the guided tour with paddy (the owner of the workshop) and found the smallest fossil he has ever found encased in stone. Took the little thing to him after the walk and he said he could polish it up for me, and did he do that. The tiny... More 

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west sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Lovely knowledgeable and friendly people learnt a lot about fossils. the owner was very passionate about the town and fossils which was contagious

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Paddy Howe runs fossil hunting tours for Lyme Regis Museum and with good reason. He is hugely knowledgable and a natural guide. In his workshop you will see more of the truly wonderful specimens he has collected, amongst which an ichthyosaur (one of several he has found, another is in the museum) and parts of others. Paddy can't hide his... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

Found by chance as below a teddy bear shop. Lots of local fossils and great advice from the owner. We joined him for one of the Lyme Regis Museum fossil walks and he was a great host.

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Paddy is a star. Honest advice ,good prices and a generally nice guy. Dont go anywhere else in Lyme Regis

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Address: Address: 55 Broad Street | In the Basement of Alice's Bear Shop, Lyme Regis DT7 3QF, England
Phone Number: 01297444720
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Lyme Regis

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