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A pocket full of fossils

We stumbled across Chris on the internet and booked a private tour for our party of seven which was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LisaBooger
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Educational and fun fossilwalk!

I took my two kids (4 and 7 y/o) on a fossilwalk with Christopher on the most stormy and rainy day... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elena B
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Guided fossil hunting and collecting walks at Charmouth on Dorset's Jurassic Coast with Chris Pamplin B.Sc.
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Lower Sea lane, Charmouth, Bridport DT6 6LL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled across Chris on the internet and booked a private tour for our party of seven which was an excellent decision. We had a pre walk explanation of what to look for and where, along with real examples of the fossils before we started....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my two kids (4 and 7 y/o) on a fossilwalk with Christopher on the most stormy and rainy day. He took us through a whole range of fossils one could find on the local beach and gave use some useful clues on how...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 10, 2019

Two of us met Chris for a private fossil walk in Charmouth. It was great! We learnt a lot and found lots of little fossils. It was a really informative walk and Chris was really interesting and good fun to be with.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Misstravellingmack
Reviewed November 11, 2018

My wife and I went on a private walk with Chris, which started with a 45 minutes introductory talk about fossils, the geology of Charmouth, and what to look for when we got on the beach - all in torrential rain! Having attempted fossil hunting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank danielctuck
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

We booked a private fossil walk with Chris and really enjoyed it from beginning to end. The tour started with a 30 min talk where Chris explained the geography and geology of the UK and the local area. Then we set off down the beach...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Adventurer636383
Reviewed September 7, 2018

Although the group was large, Chris kept the attention of the adults and children. The children were encouraged to go to the front so can see better and handle the sample fossils. Chris is very passionate and it comes through in the talk at the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We had a private guided tour with Chris which I would highly recommend. It started with a quick, informative explanation of the kind of fossils we'd be likely to find and the prehistoric animals they came from. Our group was formed of a five year-old,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank dave_oop
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Thoroughly recommend this guided talk and walk on the beach. With it we found fossils on the beach The introductory talk was interesting, funny and aimed at all including kids. Chris and his team were available and helpful. once we were on the beach it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 2018KRP
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

We attended a guided fossil wall on Monday afternoon. Chris held the attention of a large group of adults and childrren. He was extremely knowledgeable and clearly passionate about his subject. The talk was enjoyable and informative. Fossils were handed round and we were taught...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Eleanor R
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We enjoyed the talk and walk with Chris. He made it easier to recognise and find fossils as well as being funny and patient with the children. For the price, it was really worthwhile. Yes, we found some nice fossils, as well!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Mandy V
August 15, 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
August 9, 2016|
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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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