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RockShop, Ambleside

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  • We took our 7 and 5 year old daughters to do the 3 children's activities. First of all, just to say that 3 indoors activities for children where they get to take stuff home at the end is an absolute B...  more »
  • I'm a geologist. This shop has a gem pit, what more can I say! My children loved it too. Also a good selection of fossils, geodes and a dinosaur exhibit.  more »
  • activities great. Rude staff today who wouldnt let us use the toilet for a 3 year old who was bursting so she had to do a wee in the garden! Been many times over the years but really frustrated today ...  more »
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  • Great shop if you are into rocks, fossils etc. There is even a rock pit that kids (and big kids) can get into and pick their rocks to buy (fill a bag). Our kids love it and we always pay a visit each time we are in Ambleside, however the prices seem to have climbed to an extortionate cost meaning we give the place a miss now. Shame. They have some dinosaur fossils etc upstairs to see, but are now charging to go upstairs when previously that was free to see.
  • Good for kids of all ages, I took my 3 year old he was not allowed upstairs in the exhibition I think they have to be minimum 5 but he went in the rock pool to collect gems and loved it
  • A pretty sizeable selection of fossils and other gemstones with some hard to find types too. Of course it's not Ebay prices but this is the middle of the Lake District and is pretty well priced, plus you get to see the actual specimen. Worth a visit if you're looking for anything gem related.
  • Love the uniqueness and the gem pit is amazing! x
  • Interesting to know formations and colours

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