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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 18 August 2017
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Worth seeing if in area

Weird and clever, worth seeing, but won't keep you entertained for long. The kids waded in to... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 9 January 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
Thank bcbond
Reviewed 3 October 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
Thank Katkatkat76
Reviewed 22 September 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
Thank jennip88
Reviewed 5 September 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
Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 5 September 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
Thank John E
Reviewed 25 August 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
Thank 799nickyh
Reviewed 30 June 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 18 August 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
Thank w22ed
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The serpent rises out of the sea as tide goes out. Must see if in area. Nearby restuarant serves excellent lunch.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 150sylviac
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Weird and clever, worth seeing, but won't keep you entertained for long. The kids waded in to touch it, but were not entertained for long.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank SuomiHD
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