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Outdoor Event, Wed 15 Apr 2020, £25

Cayton Bay Fossil Hunting Trip

Cayton Bay Fossil Hunting Trip

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Join us for a fossil hunting trip along Cayton Bay, south of Scarborough.

Each trip is different, but we should find a wide range of fossils from the Jurassic, around 160 million years ago.

This event is suitable for all the family as the access is very easy.

We do suggest wellies or stout footwear and a bag or bucket to put your finds in.

Meet: Outside the main entrance to the Beach View Holiday Park at the top of the main path down to Cayton Bay.

Tickets: Booking essential
Adults: £9
5 - 16yrs: £5
Under 5s: FREE
Family Ticket (2 Adults & 3 children): £25

All under 16s must be accompanied by an adult
Please note we reserve the right to close bookings when we believe a trip has reached full capacity, we will always ensure we have enough leaders on the day.

Sorry, but we can only offer refunds when we cancel a trip due to weather conditions or similar circumstances. If you are unable to make a trip you have booked please do contact us and we will do our best to offer you an alternative option.

We’re pleased to be an official Learning Destination of the Scarborough Children’s University, sponsored by The University of Hull. Contact: If you have any questions about the trip please email us on or ring (01723) 817017

Further Info: For more information about all of our events, including fossil hunts, rock pooling trips, dinosaur footprint walks, or our sessions for schools please visit .

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 15 Apr 2020 15:30 to 17:00


Tickets: Booking essential
Adults: £9
5 - 16yrs: £5
Under 5s: FREE
Family Ticket (2 Adults & 3 children): £25


Killerby Cliff,
Cayton Bay,
North Yorkshire,
YO11 3NR



See location of Cayton Bay on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TA 069841  Lat: 54.24144 Long: -0.36113

By road:
From Filey road (A165 out of Scarborough) at traffric lights take a left turn into Cayton Bay which is clearly signed. Car park is situated at top of cliff and then you must proceed on foot down steep bank to access beach.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Scarborough station


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