Find fossils lying on top of the spoil heap or by digging down into the spoil.

  • 21 Aug 2018
  • various times throughout the day
  • £6
  • Deal

Fossil Hunting

Thanks to their heritage as a former colliery, the Betteshanger site is bursting with fossils.

You’ll find plenty of fossils either lying on top of the spoil heap or by digging down into the spoil.

This summer holiday they will be running a number of fossil hunting sessions run by local geologist Andy Temple, member of The Geologists Association, Kent Geologists Group and Geoconservation Kent.

COST: £6 per session.

LOCATION: Betteshanger Country Park, Sandwich Road, Deal, Kent, CT14 0BF

DURATION: 1 hour

All tools, safety equipment and instruction are provided.  You will be digging in the coal spoil so please be prepared to get dirty.

Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Please take a moment to read our terms and conditions before making your booking.

Our online sales close the evening before the event. If you’re looking for tickets for today, please buy them from Cycle Hire once you arrive at the Park.

Parking charges apply all day, every day and is not included in the price of your ticket.

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