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Jurassic Coast Guides

Charmouth, United Kingdom
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About Jurassic Coast Guides
We specialise in fossil walks, cruise ship shore excursions from Portland Port, walking day tours, charity walks, corporate walking events , single and multi-day tours of the Jurassic Coast. All walks and tours are led by experienced, fully qualified and insured mountain leaders. Contact us now to arrange your Jurassic Coast experience, we are the only company that cover the whole of the Jurassic Coast and use qualified guides! To see the best of this amazing world Heritage Site book with us!
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were slightly worried when booking this trip that the (very easily distracted) 5 yr old, 7 yr old & 13 year old joining us for the fossil walk would get quickly bored. We should not have been concerned in the slighted, Martin was engaging,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did not know what to expect but Martin was a great guide, really knowledgeable and made learning about what to look for fun. For the adults and the kids. I did manage to find some fossils and will be hunting again. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Alisaaq
MartinC6325, Owner at Jurassic Coast Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review Alisa, it was great to meet you! Good luck with your future fossil hunting.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Martin explains everything you need to know to get started. His intro and safety session is fun for adults and kids. We were on the beach and finding fossils in an hour! We really enjoyed Martin's talk and even some of his dinosaur jokes. We...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ray W
MartinC6325, Owner at Jurassic Coast Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review, good luck with any future fossil hunting!

Reviewed August 17, 2019

The weather was awful but held off enough for us to go out with Martin. After a good talk about what to look for and how to stay safe we went out and found 84 fossils! A really entertaining morning and we are all now...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank neilb339
MartinC6325, Owner at Jurassic Coast Guides, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2019

Despite the weather, it was a great fossil walk Neil... thank you! Good luck with any future fossil hunting.

Reviewed August 14, 2019

My daughter and I had a fantastic fossil hunt with Martin. He has a brilliant way of explaining things and helping you to remember them. Even for my brain at 8.30am! We learnt how to find fossils with our eyes and believe me, we found...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Anna J
MartinC6325, Owner at Jurassic Coast Guides, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2019

Great to meet you both Anna... thank you for a great morning fossil hunting.

Reviewed August 9, 2019

Martin is a talented teacher who passes on his passion and enthusiasm for fossils and for this lovely part of the world. He has a skilful approach presenting his subject with humour and deep knowledge. After a focus on safety, within the space of an...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Barbara R
MartinC6325, Owner at Jurassic Coast Guides, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2019

Hi Barbara, thank you for your kind review! It was great to meet everyone and it was a fantastic group fossil walk. Your grandson is going to be a great fossil hunter!

Reviewed August 1, 2019

Have you ever booked a guide & lost interest 1/2 way through? This WON'T happen if you book the Jurassic Coast fossil hunt with Martin. Martin is engaging & keeps the entire group focused on him & what he is teaching you throughout the hour...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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MartinC6325, Owner at Jurassic Coast Guides, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2019

Thank you for your kind review... good luck with your fossil hunting!

Reviewed July 31, 2019

Highly recommend Martin’s fossil hunt. Initial briefing was excellent and my children and I were really amazed at how effective it made us once we got onto the beach. We managed to find >50 fossils or fossil pieces between three of us in around an...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Graham M
MartinC6325, Owner at Jurassic Coast Guides, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2019

Thank you for your kind review Graham. It was a great walk... enjoy your fossil hunting.

Reviewed July 31, 2019

Martin’s fossil hunting walk was much enjoyed by the whole family - ages ranging from 3 to 73 ! Very informative and Martin a great teacher, we all learnt a lot and his pre-walk talk was the key to finding fossils and there were lots...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank BKZAA
MartinC6325, Owner at Jurassic Coast Guides, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2019

Hi Gay, Thank you for your kind review and a great fossil walk!

Reviewed July 28, 2019

Wonderful time on the Jurassic Coast with Martin. Martin took us on a guided tour of the coast from Swanage to Lyme Regis. The following day took us on a guided fossil walk in Charmouth. He was able to tailor the one and half days...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Tom T
MartinC6325, Owner at Jurassic Coast Guides, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2019

Hi Tom, Thank you for giving me the opportunity to introduce you all to the Jurassic Coast. It was great to spend the two days with you!

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