Written and designed by Roy Shepherd. Special
thanks to my wonderful wife
Lucinda Shepherd, friend Robert Randell and various experts for their
Fossil hunting guide
What is a fossil?
What is a fossil
Geology map of
What is a SSSI?
How did Britain
What is an ammonite?
What is an
What is chalk?
What is flint?
What is pyrite?
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Join us on a fossil hunt
Left: A birthday party with
a twist - fossil hunting at
Right: A family hold their prized ammonite at Beachy Head.
Discovering Fossils guided fossil hunts reveal evidence of life that existed
millions of years ago. Whether it's your first time fossil hunting or you're
looking to expand your subject knowledge, our fossil hunts provide an
enjoyable and educational experience for all. To find out more
Safety notice: Fossil hunting can at times pose a risk to personal safety, in particular within environments close to the coast, cliffs
or in quarries and when using the tools and equipment illustrated. Discovering Fossils provides a free resource to inform you about
this fascinating subject and does not accept any liability for decisions made using this information. We recommend all individuals
abide by the fossil hunting guidelines available by clicking on the icon at the top of the page.