Welcome to Discovering Fossils

Written and designed by lifelong fossil enthusiast Roy Shepherd, the website documents the country’s most productive fossil hunting locations and explains the techniques for effective, responsible collecting and conservation.

Discovering Fossils provides public and private guided fossil hunts where families, groups and individuals of all ages and experience can discover fossils for themselves. For details of forthcoming fossil hunts please follow the link at the top of the page.


Working together to document and discuss the palaeontology of the United Kingdom