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After two cancellations due to the poor Spring weather, we had perfect conditions on 26th April for a seashore visit by a Leeds School. Over the past few months there has been a lot of Cliff erosion on the Stretch between Filey’s Coble Landing and Filey Brigg. This has meant our beach fossil supply has [...]

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In 1806 the a writer Gentleman’s Magazine described Filey as ‘A place well adapted to a summer retreat’

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Several types of Clay can be found in the Cliffs at Speeton, which are rich in Cretaceous period (around 65 to 142 million years ago) fossils, including Ammonites and Belemnites. Fossils are easy to find as you can pick them out of the clay or from the beach. Fish and shrimp fossils can also be [...]

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