Explore, learn and discover on the Dinosaur Coast

Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Find your own fossils and discover what it was like to live 180 million years ago.

North Yorkshire's coastline is also known as ‘the Dinosaur Coast’, so whether you’re a beginner or an experienced fossil hunter, there is plenty to explore.

Organised fossil hunting trips are available, designed to show people how to go about fossil collecting in a safe and responsible manner, whilst directing you to the most exciting finds.

The Rotunda Museum is home to ‘Scarborough’s Lost Dinosaurs’ – an exhibition which brings together all the fossilised evidence for dinosaurs in the area throughout the Jurassic period. Come face-to-face with the dinosaurs themselves, see what they ate and experience the sounds they heard and the world they inhabited.

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For more local tourist information:

  • Discover Yorkshire Coast Tourism Bureau
  • Email Address [email protected]
  • Contact Details 01723 383636

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