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Monmouth Beach

Lyme Regis, England
+44 1793 535766
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The ammonite pavement

This fossil "graveyard" truly is amazing. Worth the walk even in a pouring rain. Visible only at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sagorin
Monmouth Beach, on the Jurassic Coast

Monmouth Beach is a shingle and pebble beach, located directly east of Lyme Regis. It's owned by... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
aramis
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“low tide” (31 reviews)
“fossil hunting” (34 reviews)
“car park” (16 reviews)
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Lyme Regis, England
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+44 1793 535766
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This fossil "graveyard" truly is amazing. Worth the walk even in a pouring rain. Visible only at low tide. If you're lucky you may find your own souvenir ammonite!

Thank sagorin
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Monmouth Beach is a shingle and pebble beach, located directly east of Lyme Regis. It's owned by the National Trust, and named after the Duke of Monmouth landed here in 1685.There is a car-park on the beach front, £2.40 for 2 hours, or you can...More

Thank aramis
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Don't miss a walk to the Ammonite graveyard. It really is! Millions of the things fossilised in the rock. Go at just before low tide, so you don't want to get cut off and caught out, as it can only be seen when the sea...More

Thank StuK72
Reviewed 21 September 2017

lovely beach area of pebbles with spectacular cliffs. The views around the bay are stunning. The beach is a large area and so there is plenty of space. Don't go too near the cliffs without supervision as there are often cliff falls in the area...More

Thank theresalwaysone
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Enjoyable walk along Monmouth beach (pebbles and rocks, so advise walking boots to support ankles). Super plate sized ammonites to view. 12 - 44 enjoyed it!

Thank Adelegoodwin
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We were disappointed to find it so difficult to walk on. As one of the few beach areas where dogs are allowed in August, we walked to find it. Our dog was quickly distressed and we had to come away.

1  Thank synil2017
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Look for fossils and enjoy a stroll or just sit and watch the sunset. Full of atmosphere and lovely place to relax.

Thank JEl000
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Great to walk along and search for fossils and enjoy the views out to sea. Not too busy either on a sunny Sunday in August.

Thank moot
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This is an absolute must if you're in or near Lyme Regis. You need decent shoes as the beach is stony and rocky but it's well worth the effort. If you're going to search for fossils there's a 'code of conduct' to protect the beach...More

Thank CarolEastMidlands
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Although I did not walk far enough along Monmouth beach to find decent fossils, I still found a sponge, some 'beef' ammonites and a couple of brachiopods. There is an ammonite graveyard exposed at low tide - a smooth but uneven area of rock displaying...More

Thank Teide_Orca
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