Christopher Michael Pamplin B.Sc.
walks leader 16 years
Fossil hunter 41 years
Chris has been involved
with several television programs.
was born and raised in Devon and has been fascinated by geology and the sea since
a very young age. "My first fossil find was a Devil's Toe Nail found at
Southerndown in South Wales, then someone showed me his fossil collection, I was
is married to Fiona and they have a daughter Grace. They live in Yeovil near the
Chris studied geology at O' level, then A' level and graduated
from Plymouth in 1986 where he read applied geology and geography. He has previously
worked as an engineering geologist and published Britains first magazine
for fossil collectors and enthusiasts in the 1980s. From 1997 to 2002 he
worked as Geological Warden at Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre, becoming
Senior Warden before he left. He was also a member of the Coastguard while he
From 2002 -2006 he was Earth Science Advisor for the Jurassic Coast World
Heritage Site. He is now self employed with his own business Fossilwalks.com.
Chris also runs a disco business,
based in Yeovil.