Between 1 – 3 May the Fossil Festival takes over Lyme Regis and with it comes a truck load of fun for the family.
There shall be no shortage of boffins to talk to from the Natural History Museum scientists , British Antarctic Survey, Palaeontological Association, UK Onshore Geological Survey, Plymouth University, Natural England, Jurassic Coast, Dorset Geologists, Geological Society, Lyme Regis Museum, Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre, National Trust, Dorset Wildlife Trust, National Oceanography Centre, Dinosaur Isle and many more.
The Jurassic Coast stretches back over 185 Million Years and is an UNESCO World Heritage site, so it is this unique Geology that makes Lyme Regis the perfect location for the event.
There will be a whole host of fun and activities to keep the whole family entertained over the three days. Events include a guided fossil walk, collage-making, a fossil fair and a music.
The Fossil Fair (open 1-4 May).
Lyme Regis Accommodation
If you are staying in Dorset and need accommodation Newlands Holiday Park is a short drive to Lyme Regis.
You can stay under canvas, in a Lodges or luxury caravans