join our Facebook group

Latest News

Photo Gallery >>
Fossil Forays for 2018 PDF Print

Here are the dates for this year's Fossil Forays at Folkestone.

  • Sunday 15th April 2018 at 3pm – BOOKING NOT REQUIRED
  • Sunday 27th May 2018 at 3pm PLACES LIMITED SO TAKING PART IN THIS FORAY IS BY BOOKING ONLY - to book please email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • Sunday 12th August 2018 at 4pm PLACES LIMITED SO TAKING PART IN THIS FORAY IS BY BOOKING ONLY - to book please email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • Sunday 21st October 2018 at 2pm – BOOKING NOT REQUIRED

These short walks will provide an introduction to the local geology and the fossils that can be found and explain why the landscape around East Wear Bay looks as it does. The walks last about 1.5 hours and will be visiting the rocky beach, so sturdy footwear is required. Suggested donation of £2 appreciated. The events are suitable for ages 5 and above. LEADER: TBC, GeoConservation Kent and Kent Geologists’ Group for White Cliffs Countryside Partnership (01304 241806). MEET: Outside Restaurant (The Pavilion), Wear Bay Road, Folkestone (TR 239 364). DISTANCE: 1 mile (1.5 hours). GRADE: 5 (rocky beach). We reserve the right to cancel the events at short notice on site if the weather conditions are deemed to be too dangerous.