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“Very helpful and extremely knowledgeable”

The Fossil Workshop
Pontefract
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Very helpful and extremely knowledgeable”
Reviewed September 2, 2012

We went on a guided fossil walk and the walk leaders Brandon & Ian recommended the Fossil Workshop to take our fossils to have them cleaned. Paddy was brilliant, he told us about each one of our fossils, took time to explain to our children about them and explained the differences between them writing down the names for us. We returned after our own fossil walk with some more, even though he was extremely busy, Paddy took the time to fit us in. Would recommend a visit to the Fossil Workshop to anyone, lots of fossils to see and some very rare and unusual fossils to see. Thanks guys!

Visited August 2012
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Northants
Level 5 Contributor
86 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Knowledgeable and engaging”
Reviewed September 1, 2012

We visited after 'Paddy' had taken us on a four hour fossil walk. My two children (5 & 6) remained engaged throughout and we all learned loads. The fossils we collected were taken to the Fossil Workshop where they were cleaned up and taken home! Must visit.

Visited August 2012
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Cambridgeshire England
Level 6 Contributor
128 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Interesting workshop,knowledgeable experts”
Reviewed August 30, 2012

excellent place to visit if interested in all things fossil,the two experts have all the info and advice,also interesting story's to tell.
Well worth a visit.

Visited August 2012
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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
49 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Wonderful experience and service”
Reviewed August 25, 2012

We were advised to visit here after doing a guided fossil walk to have our treasure polished. It is such a wonderful subterranean treasure trove of fossils hidden beneath the Teddy Bear shop on the highstreet. The guys are such enthusiastic experts and it's a pleasure to chat to them. They tidied up our prehistoric haul and made it worth of exhibition in a museum. All the better to show off to friends and family on our return. All this for the barest minimum charge! Thanks so much guys

Visited August 2012
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London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
“GREAT PLACE”
Reviewed July 28, 2012

Tiny dusty workshop stacked with fossils - and informed and charming experts. Well worth a visit - either to buy a fossil or two, or ask the geologists a question..

Visited July 2012
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