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Staffin Slipway Beach

The Staffin Slipway Beach (IV519JT), is one of those hidden gems which is still not very popular... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Derby, United Kingdom
You really need to look carefully and go during low tide

The Dinosaur footprints are quite tricky to spot but once you have found one, it is easy to see... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2018
Canberra, Australia
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Staffin Beach, Staffin, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Staffin Slipway Beach (IV519JT), is one of those hidden gems which is still not very popular with the tourists. You can straight away feel the Nordic spirit in the area and with some luck you may find some more dinosaur footprints on the ground....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank TheBeautifulBritain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour guide saw it was low tide and pulled over to show us the dinosaur prints, which I had never heard about. I'm not sure I would have spotted it if he didn't point it out but once he did then I could see...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jean M
Reviewed October 24, 2018

The Dinosaur footprints are quite tricky to spot but once you have found one, it is easy to see others. You do not have to go to far from the shore's edge before the low lying rock beds which are swept by the incoming tide...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fishnstitch
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately we weren’t able to locate the dinosaur footprints even using the map. Even so we enjoyed our visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alison R
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Apparently there are a few footprints on this beach and there is a map to show you where to look. The footprint is actually roughly at the bottom of a ramp as you walk down to the beach and about 10 footsteps on to the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank johnandlizb
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We visited at low tide on a foggy, rainy day, and the weather just added to the moodiness of the beach. The sign in the carpark gives good directions on how to find the prints.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank IzzyGS
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

A lovely place for kids to play and see the sea. The footprints are average and I’m not sure it’s easy to find them all. But the beach itself and the view are superb.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Loody
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Staffin has a great little beach where you can while away the time swimming and sunbathing on a nice day ! The added attraction of the dinasaur footprints is great if you want to spend time hunting for them, but look at the pics online...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ricardoire
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Our driver-guides love taking their passengers to hunt for the dinosaur footprints at Staffin! A great reminder of the giants that once roamed our planet!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank WeeRedBus
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We had done our research and went down to the beach at low tide, even following the map it was very difficult to find them until a friendly local couple walking their dog pointed them out to us. Once you have seen them its so...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Anne B
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Michelle C
March 29, 2017|
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
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
Elisamuel M
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!!