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

UPDATE REGARDING THE IMPACT ON THE FOSSIL FORAYS PROGRAMME OF RESTRICTIONS DUE TO THE NEW CORONOVIRUS 

In view of the current situation the walk on 4th April is CANCELLED. Please accept our apologies. We will review the following walks in August and October as the situation develops.

 
Sat 4th April 2pm CANCELLED

Sat 1st August 3pm

Sat 15th August 2pm

Sat 17th October 2pm
 

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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. LEADERS: 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.