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Interesting to see, something a bit different

This is well worth visiting if it's not too far out of your way. The beach is nice and it wasn't... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2019
AlexaCa123
Dinosaur Footprints at Staffin

Love looking for this kind of stuff! The water was too high to see the dinosaur footprints on this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
reginaaxenroth
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All reviews low tide lovely beach great reminder check tide times great for kids jurassic park cattle grid nearby islands lots of fun very interesting museum foot prints worth the effort high season on the rocks beautiful area down the road rainy day
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love looking for this kind of stuff! The water was too high to see the dinosaur footprints on this day, but I had a good time just looking for pretty rocks and sea glass! Our Great Guide Stephen Hay of Large Tours was so amazing...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank reginaaxenroth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent TWO HOURS walking up and down a lethally slippery beach looking for these dinosaur prints only to find two little marks in the rock. Absolute let down, so tried to redeem the situation by visiting the 'mueseum'. Even at £2 admission fee we felt...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ddphillips73
Reviewed July 10, 2019 via mobile

The footprints aren’t marked so make sure you have a look at pictures first, or go to the staffin fossil museum & talk to the curator there who gives you lots of good information about the prints. The walk along the beach & up over...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 22, 2019

Just £2 and very interesting museum - the building itself is worth the visit to see a bit of old Skye. We did not go and see the footprints as my wife is disabled but very helpful member of staff at the museum. Also after...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 10, 2019

Came here to look for these dinosaur prints. Spent 40 mins and found one which was the biggest let down I've ever endured. To top it all off, got into an argument with an idiot Frenchman who refused to reverse his campervan back down to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

Stinky (a lot of rooting seaweed on the shore) and quite... depressing place. The dinosaur footprint is absolutely nothing special.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank adamskax
Reviewed June 6, 2019

Loved the beach - we were there when the tide was low and could walk a long time. Be sure to bring waterproof shoes. Also saw some Hairy Coos on the road to the beach. It was fun seeing the dinosaur footprints!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Marci S
Reviewed June 5, 2019

This is well worth visiting if it's not too far out of your way. The beach is nice and it wasn't too difficult to find the footprints if you go at low tide. Not much more to it than that as unfortunately the nearby museum...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank AlexaCa123
Reviewed May 17, 2019 via mobile

We visted the Staffin Fossil Museum first and got great directions but in reality they are easy to find with good signage at the beach entry. Carparking was limited and would fill quickly in high season but worth the effort. Only visable at low tide...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Janine_CP
Reviewed May 12, 2019

Nice little beach, and fun for kids searching for dinosaur footprints (and adults). We could only find 1 sure one and one dubious one. Could do with a little map to pick up locally somewhere. Maybe there is one.

Date of experience: May 2019
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michellehoolala
March 29, 2017|
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Response from esspee2012 |
Michelle, your question is a little difficult to understand. The footprints may be covered with sand or seaweed or the tide. The time of day has nothing to do with being able to see them unless you are thinking of the... More
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melibey
February 12, 2017|
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Response from tunedtothemoon | Reviewed this property |
There is a small car park off the main road down a single track road to the beach. Take warm clothing and a good pair of boots as it is very cold at this time of year. The prints are on the beach at Staffin, they can be... More
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elisamuelm2015
January 17, 2017|
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Response from Jeret90 | Reviewed this property |
Hey there, not sure if this works, try copying this and paste in Google map: 9C9MJQPW+F7 This is the coordinate of An Corran beach, roughly. Hope this helps. This beach is amazing!!
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