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2017 Fossil & Geology walks, Exhibitions & other events

Please keep an eye on our website for future walks, and also to see what events we ran last year. Walks for January, February and March 2017 are now listed (blue on the menu). April walks are being added and more may be listed.

For the remaining months the 2016 walks are still listed to show what we did, and to indicate the general range of walks and events to be offered in 2017. The specific 2016 event date, location and time details will not apply to 2017. An 'orange' box in the menu below denotes 2016 events. These will turn 'blue' as 2017 events are planned.

Additional walks may be added due to extra demand, or for special events.

JanuaryFebruaryMarch
AprilMayJune
JulyAugustSeptember
OctoberNovemberDecember

A French geological society visiting the Island; at Hanover Point looking for evidence of dinosaurs.Dinosaur Isle lead a number of guided walks at sites of known palaeontological and geological interest on the Isle of Wight.

These are advertized on our website. Please click on a month above (or scroll down) for the details of any trips that interest you.

Booking arrangements are detailed at the top of each month.

All guided walks must be pre-booked.

A general leaflet for the 2012 annual public fossil walk programme is still available for download by clicking on the pdf symbol. (File size 315 Kb). Site details remain the same today, however please check for current prices.Click here for a Fossil Walk leaflet.

About our guided trips and events

Please use the monthly menu above to navigate your way to the time of year you are interested in.

Additional trips are sometimes added nearer the time due to demand; details are then added to this webpage.  

For supplementary information on fossil walks please see the yellow box at the beginning of each month.

All of our beach walks take place on sand, and sometimes there are pools of water so please wear sensible footwear (wellingtons are a good idea in the winter).

Please note that past events are left advertized on this webpage to give an idea of what we do throughout the year.


Booking

ALL FOSSIL AND LANDSCAPE WALKS MUST BE PRE-BOOKED AND PAID. 

Discount vouchers apply only to museum admission and are not refundable against fossil walks.

The booking lists for fossil walks during Easter and the summer holidays are usually full two days prior to the walk so please book early enough to ensure a place.


Site access

Yaverland

A few minutes walk along the seawall from Dinosaur Isle, and then via a short flight of steps onto a sandy beach.

We have a beach wheelchair which is available for children during the Yaverland walks. The child must be capable of supporting their own back, and will need to be capable of walking or being carried down the short flight of steps between the carpark and the beach. Please let us know when you book the walk if you require the chair so that we can ensure that it is ready. Please visit our School field trip webpage for a picture of the chair at Yaverland.

Shanklin

The sandy and pebbly foreshore is reached by a wide concrete ramp. The beach is crossed by wooden groynes and so participants may need to step over these if the tide is higher than normal. Further on the beach can be covered by larger boulders, and there may be rockpools depending on the sand conditions on the day.

Brook Bay

Access is via a muddy path (during the winter, or after rain) with a cobbled surface onto a sandy beach. In places the beach is crossed by sandy ridges and those who take part may need to step over these. The shore platform can be slippery and wet so wellingtons with good grip are advisable.

Compton Bay

This beach is accessed by a flight of wooden steps and a final set of steep metal steps. The surface is mainly sandy, but underneath can be muddy and there are often wet pools or streams to cross. Wellingtons with good grip are advisable.

Due to recent land movement the main steps have been closed and a set of temporary wooden steps are in place. There can be a short step onto the beach from the base of the wooden steps depending on sand conditions. **as of February 2017 the temporary steps have themselves been closed, access for our walks is via Brook Bay **

Ventnor Geowalk

We sometimes run a coastal walk in Ventnor.  This takes place along steep paths and steps so is not suitable for buggies or wheelchairs. Due to the unguarded nature of some edges this walk is for adults and teenagers only, with dogs on leads please.


Fossil Walks - Frequently asked questions

1. Can we take our dog on one of your walks?
Yes; as long as it is under control.

2. Is the walk suitable for buggies?
In general Yes; but Yaverland has a short flight of narrow steps, Shanklin has wooden groynes, and Brook has a bumpy path so be prepared for a bit of an adventure at times! The smaller the buggy, and the lighter it is the easier it will be to push it on the sand.

3. How long does a walk last?
It varies; we try to allow at least one and a half hours on site, but if there are a lot of finds we can be there for two. We don't ask you to stay if you need to leave (and very young childen sometimes find an hour is enough for them).

4. Why do I need to book and pre-pay?
Our walks are popular and can fill up quickly, and we need to make sure that we have enough space to give everyone who wants to go a fair chance of getting on them.  We limit the numbers on our walks to ensure that the guide can engage with all of our visitors during the walk, and ensure that you have the best opportunity to ask questions.

5. Should we bring any tools?
No; please don't. We only look for loose fossils on the beach so there isn't any need for hammers or shovels. But children should bring along a strong plastic bag or small bucket to carry finds in.

6. What happens if the trip is cancelled?
We reserve the right to cancel a trip due to bad weather etc. In this event we will offer you a walk on an alternative date. If this is not acceptable we will offer a refund.

If you need to cancel a walk you have booked please let us know.  Subject to availability we will move you to another day/time.


January 2017

Title and descriptionWhenContact details, booking arrangements and any charges.
January Fossil WalksDetails as belowContact Dinosaur Isle on (01983) 404344 to reserve a place, or book at the museum shop.

Booking essential.

Adults £5.00,
Children (ages 3 to 15) £4.00,
Family (2+2) £16.50,
Family (2+3) £19.50,
Concession (pensioners/ students) £4.00.
"Fresh Start"
Winter walk
- Yaverland
Saturday 7th

10:30 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.

Wear wellingtons with warm socks, children should bring along a plastic bucket for fossil finds.

This is part of VisitIW "Fresh Start" Walking weekend for January 2017. Further details of this and other events to follow.
See www.visitisleofwight.co.uk
"Fresh Start"
Winter walk
- Brook
Sunday 8th

1 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the National Trust gravel car-park, Brook Bay.

Wear wellingtons with warm socks, children should bring along a plastic bucket for fossil finds.

This is part of VisitIW "Fresh Start" Walking weekend for January 2017. Further details of this and other events to follow.
See www.visitisleofwight.co.uk
"Who do you think you are? Revisited"
- Newport Library
Tuesday 17th

10 am to 2 pm
Free drop-in session to get advice from the County Record Office staff.

Learn about how to research your family history and Island ancestry.

Organised by our colleagues in the Isle of Wight Heritage Service. Telephone the Record Office on (01983) 823820 for further details, or email record.office@iow.gov.uk

Click here for a poster. Click here to download a poster for the Record Office event.

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February 2017

Title and descriptionWhenContact details, booking arrangements and any charges.
February Fossil WalksDetails as belowContact Dinosaur Isle on (01983) 404344 to reserve a place, or book at the museum shop.

Booking essential.

Adults £5.00,
Children (ages 3 to 15) £4.00,
Family (2+2) £16.50,
Family (2+3) £19.50,
Concession (pensioners/ students) £4.00.
Valentines Day
Fossil Walk
- Yaverland
Tuesday 14th

10 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Shanklin
Thursday 16th

10 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the Lazy Waves Cafe, Shanklin Esplanade.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Saturday 18th

10 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Sunday 19th

10 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Monday 20th

10 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Magical Creatures Clay Day
- Newport Roman Villa
Monday 20th

11 am to 3 pm
Make your own magical creature to take home. Magical Creature picture hunt - can you find the horrid beasts that are hiding around the Villa.
£1 entry for all
No need to book - just drop in. Family friendly event but all are welcome.Event organized by the Isle of Wight Heritage Service.

Newport Roman Villa, Cypress Road, Newport IW 
PO30 1HA  Tel: (01983) 529720

Web:  www.iwight.com/museums  
email:  museums@iow.gov.uk
Telephone: (01983) 529720
Fossil walk
- Shanklin
Tuesday 21st

10:30 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the Lazy Waves Cafe, Shanklin Esplanade.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Tuesday 21st

1 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Wednesday 22nd

1 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Brook
Wednesday 22nd

1:30 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the National Trust gravel car-park, Brook Bay.
Roman Room in a box
- Newport Roman Villa
Wednesday 22nd

11 am to 3 pm
Bring a box and decorate it to make your very own Roman room to take home. Make a Roman dining room, decorate your room with mosaics and wall paintings. You can even make your own Roman peg person. Photo hunt for all the family, come and explore the incredible remains of Newport Roman Villa.
£1 entry for all
No need to book - just drop in. Family friendly event but all are welcome.Event organized by the Isle of Wight Heritage Service.

Newport Roman Villa, Cypress Road, Newport IW 
PO30 1HA  Tel: (01983) 529720

Web:  www.iwight.com/museums  
email:  museums@iow.gov.uk
Telephone: (01983) 529720
Fossil walk
- Brook
Thursday 23rd

2 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the National Trust gravel car-park, Brook Bay.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Friday 24th

2 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Brook
Saturday 25th

2:30 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the National Trust gravel car-park, Brook Bay.

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March 2017

Title and descriptionWhenContact details, booking arrangements and any charges.
March Fossil WalksDetails as belowContact Dinosaur Isle on (01983) 404344 to reserve a place, or book at the museum shop.

Booking essential.

Adults £5.00,
Children (ages 3 to 15) £4.00,
Family (2+2) £16.50,
Family (2+3) £19.50,
Concession (pensioners/ students) £4.00.
March Hare
Fossil Walk

- Brook Bay,
Compton Bay
and Hanover Point
Sunday 19th

10 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the National Trust gravel car-park, Brook Bay.

Wear wellingtons with warm socks, children should bring along a plastic bucket for fossil finds. If you have any rabbit costumes, rabbit ears etc, then they aren't compulsory but we will be glad to see a hare/rabbit theme if you want to dress up.
Fossil and geology walk
- Colwell Bay
Saturday 25th

1:30 pm
English Tourism Week - Walking Weekend

Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the car park in Colwell Chine Road, near to the Captain's Cabin Cafe.

Wear wellingtons with warm socks, children should bring along a plastic bucket for fossil finds.

(Links to Visit Wight, and other walks on the Isle of Wight this weekend to follow).
Fossil and geology walk
- Brook Bay,
Compton Bay
and Hanover Point
Sunday 26th

2 pm
English Tourism Week - Walking Weekend

Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the National Trust gravel car-park, Brook Bay.

Wear wellingtons with warm socks, children should bring along a plastic bucket for fossil finds.

(Links to Visit Wight, and other walks on the Isle of Wight this weekend to follow).

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April 2017

Title and descriptionWhenContact details, booking arrangements and any charges.
April
Fossil Walks

Isle of Wight Easter school holidays
Details as below.Contact Dinosaur Isle on (01983) 404344 to reserve a place, or book at the museum shop.

Booking essential.

Adults £5.00,
Children (ages 3 to 15) £4.00,
Family (2+2) £16.50,
Family (2+3) £19.50,
Concession (pensioners/ students) £4.00.
Fossil walk
-

Walks for the Easter holidays are currently being planned. Further walks may be added, depending on tides etc.
Fossil walk
- Brook
Monday 10th

2:30 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the National Trust gravel car-park, Brook Bay.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Wednesday 12th

9 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Thursday 13th

9:30 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Friday 14th

9:30 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Shanklin
Monday 17th

10 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the Lazy Waves Cafe, Shanklin Esplanade.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Tuesday 18th

10 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Shanklin
Tuesday 18th

11 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the Lazy Waves Cafe, Shanklin Esplanade.
Fossil walk
- Brook
Wednesday 19th

11 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the National Trust gravel car-park, Brook Bay.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Thursday 20th

10 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Friday 21st

1 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.

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May 2016

Title and descriptionWhenContact details, booking arrangements and any charges.
May Fossil WalksDetails as below.Contact Dinosaur Isle on (01983) 404344 to
reserve a place, or book at the museum shop.

Booking essential.

Adults £5.00,
Children (ages 3 to 15) £4.00,
Family (2+2) £16.50,
Family (2+3) £19.50,
Concession (pensioners/ students) £4.00.
Walking Festival

 30th April
 to
15th May

 

Dinosaur Isle will be taking part in a number of walks during the Isle of Wight Walking Festival 2016, which runs from the 30th April to the 15th May.

Click here for the Walking Festival website.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Monday 2nd

1 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Saturday 14th

12:30 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Walk the Wight
Sunday 15th

all day
Staff will be marshalling, in support of the cross-Wight walk from east to west to raise money for the Mountbatten Hospice.

What better way to see the geology of the Isle of Wight.
Half-term
Fossil Walks
Friday 27th May
to
Saturday 4th June
Click here for a poster. Click here to download a poster for the walks.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Friday 27th

9:30 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Saturday 28th

10 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Shanklin
Sunday 29th

10:30 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the Lazy Waves Cafe, Shanklin Esplanade.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Monday 30th

11 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Shanklin
Tuesday 31st

1 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the Lazy Waves Cafe, Shanklin Esplanade.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Tuesday 31st

1 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.

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June 2016

Title and descriptionWhenContact details, booking arrangements and any charges.
Clay Day
- Newport
Roman
Villa
Wednesday 1st

11 am to 3 pm
Something for all the family. Photo hunt and clay activities.  Roman garden and new display of archaeological finds.

£1 admission (includes entry and all activities).

Drop in, no booking required. Event organized by the Isle of Wight Heritage Service.

Newport Roman Villa, Cypress Road, Newport IW 
PO30 1HA  Tel: (01983) 529720

Web:  www.iwight.com/museums  
email:  museums@iow.gov.uk
Telephone: (01983) 529720
Clay Day
poster
Wednesday 1stClick here for a poster. Click here to download a poster for the Newport Roman Villa Clay Day.
June 
Fossil Walks
Details as below.Contact Dinosaur Isle on (01983) 404344 to reserve a place, or book at the museum shop.

Booking essential.

Adults £5.00,
Children (ages 3 to 15) £4.00,
Family (2+2) £16.50,
Family (2+3) £19.50,
Concession (pensioners/ students) £4.00.
Fossil walk
- Brook
Wednesday 1st

12 noon
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the National Trust gravel car-park, Brook Bay.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Wednesday 1st

2 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Brook
Thursday 2nd

12:30 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the National Trust gravel car-park, Brook Bay.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Thursday 2nd

2:30 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Friday 3rd

3 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Brook
Saturday 4th

3 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the National Trust gravel car-park, Brook Bay.
Fossil walk
- Brook
(Dinosaur
footcasts)
Saturday 18th

2:30 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the National Trust gravel car-park, Brook Bay.
Dinosaur Footcast WalkSaturday 18thClick here for a poster. Click here to download a poster for the Dinosaur Isle footprint Walk.

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July 2016

Title and descriptionWhenContact details, booking arrangements and any charges.
July
Fossil Walks
Details as below.Contact Dinosaur Isle on (01983) 404344 to
reserve a place, or book at the museum shop.

Booking essential.

Adults £5.00,
Children (ages 3 to 15) £4.00,
Family (2+2) £16.50,
Family (2+3) £19.50,
Concession (pensioners/students) £4.00.
July
Fossil Walks
Thursday 21st
to
Friday 29th
Click here for a poster. Click here to download a poster for the walks at the beginning of the IW school holidays.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Thursday 21st

9:30 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Friday 22nd

9:30 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Free Archaeology Day
- Newport
  Roman
  Villa

A dog in the Roman Villa?
Saturday 23rd

11 am to 3 pm
To celebrate the Festival of Archaeology - Newport Roman Villa will be open free of charge today.  Frank Basford, Finds Liaison Officer with the Portable Antiquities Scheme will be available to identify your archaeological finds.

No booking required.

Organized by the Isle of Wight Heritage Service.

Newport Roman Villa,
Cypress Road,
Newport
Isle of Wight  PO30 1HA

Telephone (09183) 529720 
or email museums@iow.gov.uk
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Sunday 24th

10 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Monday 25th

10 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Shanklin
Tuesday 26th

10 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the Lazy Waves Cafe, Shanklin Esplanade.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Tuesday 26th

10:30 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Brook
Wednesday 27th

10 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the National Trust gravel car-park, Brook Bay.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Wednesday 27th

1 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Thursday 28th

10 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Friday 29th

11 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Brook
Saturday 30th

1:30 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the National Trust gravel car-park, Brook Bay.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Sunday 31st

2 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.

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August 2016

Title and descriptionWhenContact details, booking arrangements and any charges.
Holiday Isle
- Museum of
Island History
Open nowClick here for a poster. Click here to download a poster for the Holiday Isle exhibition.
August
Fossil Walks
Details as below.

Additional trips may be added due to demand.
Contact Dinosaur Isle on (01983) 404344 to
reserve a place, or book at the museum shop.

Booking essential.

Adults £5.00,
Children (ages 3 to 15) £4.00,
Family (2+2) £16.50,
Family (2+3) £19.50
Concession (pensioners/students) £4.00.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Monday 1st

2:30 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Shanklin
Monday 1st

3 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the Lazy Waves Cafe, Shanklin Esplanade.
Fossil walk
- Brook
Tuesday 2nd

3 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the National Trust gravel car-park, Brook Bay.
Fossil walk
- Brook
Wednesday 3rd

3:30 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the National Trust gravel car-park, Brook Bay.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Friday 5th

9:30 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Monday 8th

10 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Shanklin
Tuesday 9th

10 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the Lazy Waves Cafe, Shanklin Esplanade.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Tuesday 9th

11 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Yachts in
Archives

- Cowes Maritime
Museum
Tuesday 9th

10 am to 12:30

1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Click here for a poster. Click here to download a poster for the Yachts in Archives event.
Fossil walk
- Brook
Wednesday 10th

10 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the National Trust gravel car-park, Brook Bay.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Wednesday 10th

1 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Roman Coins
Clay Day
- Newport
Roman
Villa
Wednesday 10th

11 am to 3 pm
Click here for a poster. Click here to download a poster for the Newport Roman Villa event.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Thursday 11th

10 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Shanklin
Thursday 11th

10:30 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the Lazy Waves Cafe, Shanklin Esplanade.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Friday 12th

10:30 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Saturday 13th

1:30 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Brook
Sunday 14th

2 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the National Trust gravel car-park, Brook Bay.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Monday 15th

2 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Tuesday 16th

2:30 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Brook
Tuesday 16th

3 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the National Trust gravel car-park, Brook Bay.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Wednesday 17th

3:30 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Brook
Wednesday 17th

3:30 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the National Trust gravel car-park, Brook Bay.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Monday 22nd

10 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Tuesday 23rd

10 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Shanklin
Tuesday 23rd

10:30 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the Lazy Waves Cafe, Shanklin Esplanade.
Fossil walk
- Shanklin
Wednesday 24th

10 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the Lazy Waves Cafe, Shanklin Esplanade.
Mask Making
Day
- Newport
Roman
Villa
Wednesday 24th

11 am to 3 pm
Click here for a poster. Click here to download a poster for the Newport Roman Villa event.
Fossil walk
- Brook
Thursday 25th

10 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the National Trust gravel car-park, Brook Bay.
Fossil walk
- Shanklin
Thursday 25th

11 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the Lazy Waves Cafe, Shanklin Esplanade.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Friday 26th

1 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Saturday 27th

1:30 pm
A fossil walk is being led at Yaverland by staff from Dinosaur Isle. The walk is being organized and generously subsidised by the Friends of Sandown Library. This walk is part of Dinosaur Week at the Library; there is also a dinosaur origami morning at the library on Tuesday 23rd.

For further details, and to book a place on this walk please contact Sandown Library on (01983) 402748.

Meet at Sandown Library, High Street  PO36 8AF
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Bank Holiday
Monday 29th

2:30 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Brook
Tuesday 30th

2:30 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the National Trust gravel car-park, Brook Bay.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Wednesday 31st

3:30 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.

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September 2016

Title and descriptionWhenContact details, booking arrangements and any charges.
September 
Fossil Walks
Details as below.Contact Dinosaur Isle on (01983) 404344 to reserve a place, or book at the museum shop.

Booking essential.

Adults £5.00,
Children (ages 3 to 15) £4.00,
Family (2+2) £16.50,
Family (2+3) £19.50,
Concession (pensioners/ students) £4.00.
Walk to the Chalk
- Yaverland to
Culver
Sunday 25th

1 pm
Details as yellow box above. An extended fossil and geology walk from Yaverland to Culver Cliff and back.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.

Click here for a poster. Click here to download a poster for 'Walk to the Chalk'.

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October 2016

Title and descriptionWhenContact details, booking arrangements and any charges.
October
Fossil walks
Details as below.Contact Dinosaur Isle on (01983) 404344 to reserve a place, or book at the museum shop.

Booking essential.

Adults £5.00,
Children (ages 3 to 15) £4.00,
Family (2+2) £16.50,
Family (2+3) £19.50,
Concession (pensioners/ students) £4.00.
ORCA Whale
and dolphin
Identification Course
Sunday 16th
October
Click here for a poster. Click here to download a poster for the ORCA whale and dolphin identification course.
Half-term
Fossil Walk
programme
Saturday 22nd

to

Friday 28th
Click here for a poster. Click here to download a poster for the Dinosaur Isle Autumn Walks.
Palaeo-
pumpkins
at
Dinosaur Isle
From Monday 24th

until the

pumpkins are gone
Click here for a poster. Click here to download a poster for the Dinosaur Isle pumpkins activity. A prize of a free family yearly pass for the best pumpkin.
Newport
Roman
Villa
Monday 24th

and

Wednesday 26th
Click here for a poster.Our colleagues in the Isle of Wight Heritage Service are organizing two activity days at Newport Roman Villa.

Click here to download a poster with more details.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Saturday 22nd

10:30 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Shanklin
Sunday 23rd

10:30 am
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the Lazy Waves Cafe, Shanklin Esplanade.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Monday 24th

1 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Brook
Tuesday 25th

1 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the National Trust gravel car-park, Brook Bay.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Wednesday 26th

1:30 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Thursday 27th

2 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Fossil walk
- Brook
Friday 28th

2:30 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at the National Trust gravel car-park, Brook Bay.

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November 2016

Title and descriptionWhenContact details, booking arrangements and any charges.
November
Fossil walks
Details as below.Contact Dinosaur Isle on (01983) 404344 to reserve a place, or book at the museum shop.

Booking essential.

Adults £5.00,
Children (ages 3 to 15) £4.00,
Family (2+2) £16.50,
Family (2+3) £19.50,
Concession (pensioners/ students) £4.00.
Winter
Dinosaur
Footprint
walk


- Hanover
   Point
Saturday 12th

12:30 pm
Click here for a poster. Click here to download a poster for the Dinosaur Footprint Walk.

See poster and yellow box above for details.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Sunday 13th
(Remembrance
Sunday)

1:30 pm
Details as yellow box above.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
Blast from the Past
- Dinosaur Isle
Saturday 12th
and
Sunday 13th

10 am to 4 pm
Click here for a poster. Click here to download a poster for the Dinosaur Isle event.  Free entry to the museum.



Click here for a poster. Click here to download a poster for the Friends of Dinosaur Isle evening meal and talks.

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December 2016

Title and descriptionWhenContact details, booking arrangements and any charges.
December 
Fossil Walks
Details as below.Contact Dinosaur Isle on (01983) 404344 to reserve a place, or book at the museum shop.

Booking essential.

Adults £5.00,
Children (ages 3 to 15) £4.00,
Family (2+2) £16.50,
Family (2+3) £19.50,
Concession (pensioners/ students) £4.00.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Sunday 11th

1 pm

Details as yellow box above.

A guided walk to see what  the winter storms have done to the beach, and what fossils we may find. A break from all that Christmas shopping?

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.
J.Samuel White & Co. Ltd.
- Museum of
Island History
Tuesday 13th

10 am to 3 pm
Held at the Guildhall, Hight Street, Newport, IW PO30 1TY

The museum will be open free of charge this special day to allow visitors to see the new temporary exhibition of Cowes shipbuilders J. Samuel White & Co. Ltd.  Staff from the Isle of Wight Heritage Service will be at the museum from 10 am to 12:30 pm showing items from the archives and collections.

Event organized by the Isle of Wight Heritage Service. For more information contact the Heritage Service on (01983) 823433.
Fossil walk
- Yaverland
Tuesday 27th

1 pm
Details as yellow box above.

A guided walk to look for fossils from the time of the dinosaurs. An opportunity to walk off all that Christmas turkey. Wrap up warm and bring wellies.

Meet at Dinosaur Isle.

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Culver Parade,
Sandown,
Isle of Wight
England
PO36 8QA

Tel: +44 (0)1983 404344
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