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Jurassic Coast Guides

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Fossil walks are held at Charmouth on the Jurassic Coast of Dorset. Walks last around 3 hours. We also specialise in walking day tours, charity walks and multi-day tours of the Jurassic Coast. All walks and tours are led by fully qualified and...more
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Charmouth, Bridport, England
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

I booked as i've always wanted to hunt for fossils and i'm so glad I did. Martin introduced us to the most common fossils and a logical way to search for them. Once out on the beach we were able to locate a variety. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HelenJ99
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

We booked our fossil hunting walk with Martin. Martin was very informative and engaging and has a lot of patience with children. I would highly recommend this tour for any age.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Katie T
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We spent a fantastic morning learning all about fossil hunting from Martin and putting into practise what we had learnt on the beach....with a degree of success. Martin’s groups are limited in size to 15, we were a group of about 10, children and adults,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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MartinC6325, Owner at Jurassic Coast Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

It was great to meet you guys... good luck with your fossil collecting!

Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Blessed with good weather but we could not fault this tour. Martin was amazing. The introductory talk by the heritage centre car park made the following hour on the beach much more worthwhile. Martin knew the best places to take us, the group was small,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JuliaBaron
MartinC6325, Owner at Jurassic Coast Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Hi Julia, Great to meet you today and thank you for your kind review! Good luck with your fossil hunting!

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We had a guided tour led by Martin, with our 2 kids aged 10 and 14. After an engaging teaching session about the basics of fossil hunting, which was delivered in such a way that it was of interest to all of us (and raised...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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MartinC6325, Owner at Jurassic Coast Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

It was great to meet you April, thank you for your kind review! Happy fossil hunting!

Reviewed 3 September 2018

Fabulous time with kids - very informative - we all really enjoyed it and stayed at the beach all day fossil hunting ! Would highly recommend Martin guide so you can learn what to look for and where are the best places

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank VisitingfromEA
MartinC6325, Owner at Jurassic Coast Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Great to meet you, thank you for your kind review!

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

I booked this tour having had it recommended by the Alexander hotel. I was delighted I did. I enjoy fossil hunting and geology but was a little out of practice. Martin was a highly engaging guide who clearly had a deep love and knowledge of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Daniel B
Martin C, Owner at Jurassic Coast Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you for your kind review Daniel... it was great to meet you! Congratulations for finding an Ichthyosaur Vertebrae so quickly, that was an awesome find! Good luck with any future fossil hunting!

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Excellent communication ahead of the event - both the booking process and the day before where Martin gave us the option of cancelling due to the foul forecasted weather. So glad we didn't - donned our waterproofs and met as scheduled. We spent an hour...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Martin C, Owner at Jurassic Coast Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thanks for your lovely review Simon, it was great to meet you all. Well done for braving the bad weather, I'm really glad you all enjoyed yourselves. Happy fossil hunting!

Reviewed 19 August 2018

We booked a fossil walk with Martin on the recommendation of Dorset Coastal Cottages, and were very glad that we did. There were 10 in our group and we met Martin at the edge of the car park opposite the heritage centre. If possible I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Martin C, Owner at Jurassic Coast Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for your kind review Annette, it was great to meet you! Happy fossil hunting!

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

My 6 year old and I really enjoyed the whole day. Reassuring focus on safety, learning about the coastline and beach with some humour too. Learned so much about fossil hunting and finding with Martin. Found some fossils too. Great day highly recommended. We know...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Martin C, Owner at Jurassic Coast Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for your kind comments David, it was great to meet you. All the best with any future fossil hunting adventures!

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