Lyme Regis Fossil Festival at various venues

  • Category: Family Fun
  • Dates: Friday, 03 May 2013 to Sunday, 05 May 2013

Luxury Dorset hotel guests can learn more about our planet's fascinating ancient past at this year's Lyme Regis Fossil Festival from May 3rd to 5th 2013.

Celebrating the fascinating history of Lyme Regis - which is located at the heart of the Jurassic Coast, England's only Natural Unesco World Heritage Site - the event spans a number of activities dedicated to geology and paleontology at various venues.

Attendees can see performances, talks and exhibitions on intriguing subjects such as dinosaurs, prehistoric geography and the process of fossilisation, while getting involved in hands-on art and science sessions.

Virtual and augmented reality displays will bring the past to life in amazing ways, with a 3D printer also on hand to recreate the shapes hidden within the stones of Lyme Regis.

This could be a fascinating occasion for parents and children enjoying a Family Adventures Start Here package at The Summer Lodge Hotel.

With this offer, guests will receive a whole host of family-oriented perks, including swimming, tennis, croquet and cycling opportunities, plus access to games consoles, board games, DVDs, babysitting services and much more.