Welcome to Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre


Registered Charity No. 1105386

Visit the Centre to see our amazing fossil collections and find out how to discover your own fossils on the beach. Our guided fossil hunting walks are a great family day out on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. With free entry to the Centre, come and meet the Charmouth Dinosaur and explore the past and present of this incredible coastline.

Fossil Hunting ammonite

Fossil Hunting Walks

Join us for a guided fossil walk and take home your own fossil from the Jurassic Coast. Find out more and book places.

Marine Events

Come along to one of our Rockpool Rambles or Plankton Trawls and discover the underwater world of Lyme Bay

Education and Schools

Our range of curriculum linked activities offers a hands on experience for all ages and abililties.  Find out more.  



Fossil Festival 2015

Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd May

Join us here in Charmouth for a Guided Fossil Hunting Walk and in the tent in Lyme Regis for drop in art and craft activities. Hope you can make it along and join the fun!