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Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre

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Address: Lower Sea Lane, Charmouth, Bridport DT6 6LL, England
Phone Number: 01297 560772
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Small but lots to see.

Fun and educational for children. Free entry and whilst small worth a visit. The car park near by is a little expensive. Nice little shop underneath the centre.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Fun and educational for children. Free entry and whilst small worth a visit. The car park near by is a little expensive. Nice little shop underneath the centre.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Interesting and staff very helpful. Plenty to see and learn for the whole family :) Will visit again

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Windermere, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The building itself is attractive with a café and a quirky little clothes shop attached. The fossil shop next door is great and sells the cheapest fossils you can find anywhere in the area. There is hammer hire and fossil walks.

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This is much quieter than Lyme Regis, if you just like to sit and take in the atmosphere of the Jurrasic Coast or do a bit of fossil hunting.

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Taunton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Took our dino crazy daughter here to hunt for fossils. Hired a hammer and goggles and got smashing. We expected to go home with a t-rex skull or a megladon jaws, had to make do with some tiny ammonites, but the day was a success. Got sunburnt in the process and it was very therapeutic randomly smacking rocks with a... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

We visited here, did the video (1£) and the fossil walk (£7.50) which made for a lovely day out. There was a real paleontologist there and lots of helpful volunteers. Exhibits were new without too much emphasis on the souvenir shop. Well worth a visit, plus we found some ammonites to take home. Brilliant!

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kingston upon thames
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

I took my 5 &7 year olds there a bit concerned about whether they would engage. I needn't have worried. The centre is small but it's lovely find. They uncovered fossil from a sand tray, did brass rubbings and looked at the displays. We then added on the fossil talk and tour which was informative fun and we all really... More 

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Taff's Well, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

So much information under one little roof, friendly and knowledge people running it and it's free.Had some activities for children, paper at a nominal 10p fee. If your interested in fossils or dinosaurs or staying in the area it is a must visit!

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Interested in fossils this is the place to go and right on a stunning beach the kids will love it the area is very beautiful and unspoilt too.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Arrived just as the tide was going out... perfect as there were plenty of rock pools and sand to play in (for the children!!!!!) Lovely fossil shop, with a heritage centre next door. Plenty of car parking and potential for finding fossils along the beach is huge (just use your eyes.... you don't need to hire a hammer!!)

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Address: Lower Sea Lane, Charmouth, Bridport DT6 6LL, England
Phone Number: 01297 560772
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bridport  >  Charmouth

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