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Join the Jurassic Coast Trust’s expert Ambassadors for leisurely, family-friendly walks to the Spyway Dinosaur Footprints in Purbeck.

Proudly sponsored by Purbeck Ice Cream – all children’s places FREE! Adults £10, or £5 for Jurassic Coast Trust Members.

Dates: 12 April, 15 April, 2 August, 16 August

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Meeting at the famous Square & Compass pub in Worth Matravers at 12:00pm, we will take a leisurely stroll along the Priests Way to the site. Here, dinosaur fans of all ages can explore to their hearts' content as we stand in the fossilised footsteps of Jurassic Giants. Spyway’s footprints date to the late Jurassic period, 145 million years ago, and there are more than 100 fossilised tracks preserved in the quarry site.

All walks will be led by one of our expert Jurassic Coast Ambassadors, and they are suitable for buggies and wheelchairs, with well-behaved dogs on leads welcome too. The walk is gentle and takes less than two hours total, finishing up back at the Square & Compass, where there is a parking area just across the road.

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Dinosaur Footprints Walks

Type:Guided Walk

The Square and Compass, Worth Matravers, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 3LF
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Tel01308 807000

Opening Times

12:00-2:00pm (1 Apr 2023)
12:00-2:00pm (5 Apr 2023)
12:00-2:00pm (12 Apr 2023)
12:00-2:00pm (15 Apr 2023)
12:00-2:00pm (2 Aug 2023)
12:00-2:00pm (16 Aug 2023)

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A guided walk at the Spyway Dinosaur Footprints, near Worth Matravers in Purbeck, DorsetSpyway Dinosaur Footprints, PurbeckHidden away in Purbeck, within a stone's throw of the Jurassic Coast, is the Spyway Dinosaur Footprints. Nestled alongside a working quarry, and easily accessible from the Priest's Way walking path, these incredible footprints were made by Jurassic giants, 145 million years ago.

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