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Biology Palaeontology

A Collection of Eocene and Oligocene Fossils

Contains extensive photography of Alan Morton's fossil collection.

British Chalk Fossils

Presents an illustrated guide to the fossils commonly found in British chalk.

Dinosaurs of the Isle of Wight

Features a guide to fossil hunting on the Isle of Wight, plus detailed information about dinosaur finds on the island.

Discovering Fossils

A guide to fossils and fossil collecting sites for amateur and professional collectors and visitors; includes articles on fossils, geology, and collecting.

Discuss Fossils

Lively discussion forum for fossil hunters.

EDNA Insect Database

Hosted by the Palaeontological Association and aims to provide a record of all known fossil insect species, with site, geological age and reference for each holotype.


Personal site of two avid fossil collectors, showcasing the best of their finds across the UK.

Fossils of Northern Ireland

A photo guide to the internationally important fossil collections of the Ulster Museum, with sections on the main types found.

Fossils of the Gault Clay

Examining the fossils of the Gault clay and Folkestone beds in Kent.

Lyme Regis Fossil Festival

Annual fossil festival; includes information on the programme of events.

The Micropalaeontological Society (TMS)

Supports the study of micropalaeontology in the UK, and provides a forum for disseminating the results of research; with details of membership, meetings, resources, and contacts.

Natural History Museum Palaeontology Department

Provides insight into the department's collections, with news.

Palaeontological Association

Promotes the study of palaeontology and its allied sciences; includes details of their research and field guide publications, programme of meetings and excursions, resources and careers advice.

Palaeontology [online]

An online magazine covering all aspects of palaeontology and associated disciplines at a level understandable to secondary/high-school students and interested adults.

Sheppey Fossils

An illustrated guide to a fossil site on the Isle of Sheppey in the North Kent marshes. Includes a history of collecting from the area.

UK fossil sites

Has collecting guides, advice, locations, hunting events and membership. ukge/

UK Fossils Network

Features an extensive guide to fossil collecting areas in the UK. Also includes news, sample magazine and active forum.

Walking with Dinosaurs

Accompanying site to the BBC series of the same name and its live show, offering video clips and information on a range of dinosaurs. walkwithdinos

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