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Dreaded Shopping!

I lead at least one residential school trip to Whitby on an annual basis - this year we have two... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
paulinelongroyde
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Brighouse, United Kingdom
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Although the weather was akin to the Arctic it could not dampen the trip. Learned how and what to... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
Peter S
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20 Grape Lane, Whitby YO22 4BA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I lead at least one residential school trip to Whitby on an annual basis - this year we have two trips! I dread the final day and shopping with the kids, but this year one of the boys was desperate to buy a decent ammonite,...More

Thank paulinelongroyde
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Although the weather was akin to the Arctic it could not dampen the trip. Learned how and what to look for and found quite a few fossils, the only thing was those 199 steps to go by the Abby. But an experience i would do...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

A delightful place to grab a natural souvenir or gift . A little art gallery and a plentiful supply of fossils to buy. Staff are friendly and informative.

Thank emloue
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Three of us, all adults, joined a large group who went on this trip on a Saturday morning. A friend recommended we should go on a guided fossil hunt if we were ever in Whitby and we were not disappointed. Byron who led the trip...More

Thank 521barbaraj
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A lovely little shop full of interesting treasures and finds. Great selection of fossils and minerals from the local area and also other parts of the uk. Little bit cluttered but looked like they just had new arrivals. The chap behind the counter was friendly...More

Thank SallyH007
Reviewed 12 February 2017

If you are interested in fossils, minerals etc then this shop will be of interest to you. It is located just off the main bridge in Whitby in a lane to the right as you head in the direction of the main shops and Abbey....More

Thank michael c
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

As a collected of fossils and with birthday money in my pocket to spend my husband and I went into this shop on Tuesday this week. Two guys in the shop, one behind the counter one knelt on the floor rummaging in a bag. My...More

2  Thank DonnaEgypt
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Our son is mad about dinosaurs so we booked a fossil hunting trip, run from the Natural Wonders shop in Whitby. The shop itself is full of interesting things, paleontology-wise and worth a visit in itself. We assembled at the appointed time with other participants...More

1  Thank technicalian
Reviewed 12 April 2016

A really first class experience. Whitby Fossil Hunting Trips are led by Byron Blessed of Natural Wonders,a dedicated palaeontologist, in Grape Lane Whitby. To take part in these trips it is recommended that you book in advance. Byron guided us through Whitby Old Town to...More

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

4 of us (2 adults and 2 children) joined a small group who went on this trip on a Friday morning. We had seen it advertised on a poster in the shop earlier in the week. Byron, the shop owner who led the trip, was...More

2  Thank girlies_mum
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