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Read about the Isle of Wight’s fascinating Geology and Palaeontology and then go on a journey of discovery at any time of year with one of the many guided fossil walks in West Wight and at other Island locations.
Wight Coast Fossils
Wight Coast Fossils are a team of three experienced and qualified Isle of Wight palaeontologists offering year-round private and public family-friendly fossil and geological walks, aimed at all ages, abilities and interests.
Organised public fossil walks take place during the school holidays at Compton Bay in West Wight.
Private fossil walks can be booked all year round (tide and weather dependent) at Compton Bay, Grange Chine, Thorness Bay and Shankin.
Dinosaur Expeditions organise a variety of fossil hunting trips at one of five locations on the Island’s southwest coast.
Locations include: Atherfield (Shepherd’s Chine), Grange Chine, Chilton Chine, Brook Chine and Compton Hanover Point Car Park (Shippard’s Chine).
Dinosaur Isle museum is an all-year-round facility, combining entertainment, education and enjoyment.
Experts from Dinosaur Isle Museum lead a number of guided walks at sites of known palaeontological and geological interest on the Isle of Wight.