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Runswick Bay - In Search of Sea Dragons

Saturday, 14 October '23   10am – 12pm BST
Runswick Bay Beach Cafe, Runswick Bay, Whitby, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, TS13 5HT
4 years and over
11 spaces available


SUITABILITY RATING - Ideal for families & beginners, and amateurs. Suitable for younger children and people who are able to walk up to 1 mile on sand.

MEETING POINT - Outside "The Cafe Above the Beach" Runswick Bay, TS13 5HT
15 Minutes Prior to Start time

PARKING - Bank Bottom car park (TS13 5HT) gets VERY busy and often fills up
GIVE CONTINGENCY TIME FOR PARKING. Alternative parking is at the top of the hill - add 15 minutes walk time.


Your geologist tour guide will lead you on a time-travelling journey from the present day back to almost 200 million years ago. Exploring ancient history in the spectacular outdoor classroom of North York Moors National Park.
From Ice Age Mammals to Jurassic Sea Dragons, Runswick Bay provides a unique insight into our planet’s deep past. Each step along ther beach provides a small window into this, via the stories contained in rocks and pebbles. Your tour guide is on hand to identify finds and split open any rocks to reveal the fossil inside.
Our tours combine specialist scientific knowledge with tips on responsible collecting and how to stay safe. On this itinerary we search for ammonites, belemnites, reptile bones and Whitby Jet.


Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time.
This trip leaves from outside "The Cafe Near the Beach" Runswick Bay, TS13 5HT
Please wear suitable footwear (ideally welly boots) and clothing.



Adult Ticket

Adult Ticket
£20.00 + VAT

Child Ticket

Child Ticket
£10.00 + VAT


Runswick Bay Beach Cafe
Runswick Bay, Whitby
TS13 5HT

Meet on path outside the cafe


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