An island 130 million years in the making….
The Isle of Wight is a world famous fossil hunting location! It might be small, but our island’s past stretches back deep into geological time! The diverse geology and palaeontology of the Isle of Wight yield fossils and finds spanning 130 million years, from the early Cretaceous to the end of the last Ice Age.
Our island’s geological history tells us an important story…
Explore this story below and travel through 130 million years!