The Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre is located just off Charmouth Beach in Charmouth, which is a short twenty-minute walk away from Newlands Holidays. The Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre provides an insight into Jurassic Coast to all those who are curious about the history and geology of this fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre has plenty of fascinating interactive exhibits and displays which guide all visitors through the history of the Jurassic Coast. From breathtaking geological formations to ground-breaking discoveries, towering cliffs to hidden coves, the Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre unveils all the secrets that lie within this ancient coastline and explains why the Jurassic Coast is so unique! If you have any questions, the friendly and knowledgeable staff will be more than happy to help.
The Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre is an absolute haven for fossil and dinosaur enthusiasts. With a large collection that boasts a treasure trove of prehistoric wonders, from delicate ammonites to mighty marine reptiles like ichthyosaurs and plesiosaurs, children and adults alike will love marvelling at these fascinating fossils. If you’re up for an adventure, we highly recommend joining in with one of the Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre’s guided fossil hunting walks! These walks are led by an experienced and knowledgeable guide, who will show you the very best spots along Charmouth Beach where you may uncover your very own little fossil treasure. This guided fossil walk is a truly exhilarating experience which is a fantastic day out for families on holiday in Charmouth.
Similarly, the Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre provides a fossil hunting equipment rental service so that your family can embark on a fossil hunting adventure in your own time whilst on holiday in Charmouth!