Fossil Hunting Locations of Great Britain

Please select an area of the country you wish to explore by clicking below. The locations are grouped by the locally dominant geological Period/Epoch and region/county of the country.

 

Palaeogene (65.5 – 23 MYA)

VIEW Bracklesham Bay (West Sussex, England)
VIEW Alum Bay (Isle of Wight, England)
VIEW Bouldnor (Isle of Wight, England)
VIEW Barton-on-Sea (Hampshire, England)
VIEW Herne Bay (Kent, England)
VIEW Warden Point (Is. Sheppey, England)
VIEW Walton-on-the-Naze (Essex, England)

 

Cretaceous (145.5 – 65.5 MYA)

VIEW Durlston Bay (Dorset, England)
VIEW Beachy Head (E. Sussex, England)
VIEW Peacehaven (E. Sussex, England)
VIEW Seaford (E. Sussex, England)
VIEW Seven Sisters (E. Sussex, England)
VIEW Dover (Kent, England)
VIEW Fairlight (Kent, England)
VIEW Folkestone (Kent, England)
VIEW Hastings (Kent, England)
VIEW Hunstanton (Norfolk, England)

 

Jurassic (199.6 – 145.5 MYA)

VIEW Charmouth (Dorset, England)
VIEW Kimmeridge (Dorset, England)
VIEW Lyme Regis (Dorset, England)
VIEW Seatown (Dorset, England)
VIEW Dunrobin (Sutherland, Scotland)
VIEW River Brora (Sutherland, Scotland)

 

Carboniferous (359.2 – 299 MYA)

VIEW Crail (Fife, Scotland)
VIEW East Wemyss (Fife, Scotland)
VIEW Kingsbarns (Fife, Scotland)

 

Silurian (443.7 – 416 MYA)

VIEW Marloes Sands (Pembrokeshire, Wales)

 

Additional fossil hunting locations can be viewed at our friends UKFossils