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Jan 14 Sun

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FOSSIL HUNT - Aust, Bristol

January 14, 2018 | Free and up

The famous red and white cliffs that can be seen when crossing the River Severn contain a highly productive bone bed at the top from the Rhaetian Penarth series. This bed is full of teeth, and reptile and fish remains,…

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Jan 28 Sun

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FOSSIL HUNT - Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex

January 28, 2018 | Free and up

Walton-on-the-Naze is an unpredictable location, which can be highly productive one day and bare the next. It is the best coastal location for fossils from the Red Crag and is famous for fossil bird remains from the London Clay. It…

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Apr 14 Sat

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FOSSIL HUNT - Thorness Bay, Isle of Wight

April 14, 2018 | Free and up

Thorness Bay sees a continuation of the Hamstead Beds, which can also be seen at Hamstead Bay and Yarmouth, and the start of the famous Insect Beds of the Bembridge Marls seen at Gurnard Bay. However, the beds are much…

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Apr 15 Sun

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FOSSIL HUNT - Brook Bay, Isle of Wight

April 15, 2018 | Free and up

Brook Bay is popular for dinosaur fragments along the beach. Here, many rolled fragments get caught up in the shingle and you can find these remains by simply searching along the foreshore. Other reptile and larger bones can also be…

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May 6 Sun

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FOSSIL HUNT - Smokejacks Quarry, Surrey

May 6, 2018 | Free and up

This outstanding quarry is the home of the original Baryonyx dinosaur. Dinosaur bones and insects are fairly common from this site. This Weald Clay brickpit has yielded a number of important finds over the past three decades. In 1983 Bill…

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Jul 28 Sat

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FOSSIL HUNT - Upper Gilwern Quarry, Wales

July 28, 2018 | Free and up

On the edge of the Brecon Beacons, Upper Gilwern Hill is a site long known for its well-preserved and complete trilobites. The hill is made up of rocks from the Lower and Middle Ordovician, and the privately owned quarry is…

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Aug 5 Sun

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FOSSIL HUNT - Betteshanger, Kent

August 5, 2018 | Free and up

Betteshanger (formerly Fowlmead) Coutry Parkis a great site for Carboniferous plants, which are abundant and come from Kent’s former Betteshanger Colliery. Fossils are found in spoil, which is maintained by Geoconservation Kent Rigs. This is a perfect site for all…

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