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Exciting find

Didn't know about this. Stopped for lunch on the way to camping and stumbled across "a fossil... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2017
w22ed
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Lymington, United Kingdom
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Wonderful sculpture in the sea

Make sure you don't go past this wonderful sculpture in the sea! It is beautifully created and well... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2019
Sherw00dsC0ttage
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Reviewed July 13, 2019

Make sure you don't go past this wonderful sculpture in the sea! It is beautifully created and well worth a visit. The museum is nearby too.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed March 18, 2019

From afar, this looked like the skeletal remains of God-knows-what but upon closer inspection, I realised that it was not at all real. I was told that it was a sculpture. Unusual but held my interest for a while,nevertheless!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

Walking along the coast path at Saint Brevin Les Pins you come across this strange sight. From afar it looks like a dinosaur skeleton of enormous length but very thin and snake like; although of course a snake doesn't have a skeleton like this. Close...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Amazing sculpture on the beach that you can see/visit/touch when the tide goes out. Great fun for the kids, must be at least ten feet tall

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We went along to see this as its not something you find on a beach everyday. We went as the sun was setting and the tide was going out to take some pictures... It is a sculpture and not something to play on if you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

We saw this at low tide so it was entirely exposed. An amazing work of art, certaily at least as impressive as any description!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

Ok for twenty minutes or so if you are in the area. It is worth noting that the overall effect will alter with the tide.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

I have to say it was a surprise to spot this serpent even though we’d plan to visit it. You underestimate its size on the internet. It’s enormous! Amazing structure. We enjoyed watching the tide come in and start to hide it. Would have loved...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 799nickyh
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Every year I go to look at this. Depending on the tides you can see it from the bridge. Also depending on the tides the amount of the serpent you can see changes.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Brellie
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Didn't know about this. Stopped for lunch on the way to camping and stumbled across "a fossil!!" Kids very excited. Worth a visit, particularly with young kids

Date of experience: August 2017
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