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Amazing to see footprints of something from so so long ago its almost unimaginable. You would... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Valentia Island in Ireland

This a a view from the fogher cliffs top the best place to see Ireland coast line and turquoise... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Tonygo G
Northampton, United Kingdom
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Valentia Island, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

This a a view from the fogher cliffs top the best place to see Ireland coast line and turquoise sea.This only cost a small price of 5e well worth the money

Thank Tonygo G
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Only 4 places on earth can boast Devonian era remains. This modest looking trackway is a deep insight into the beginnings of life on earth. A primitive Devonian tetrapod emerged from the sea 380 million years ago and took a walk on the land, beginning...More

Thank Sailoil
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Don't visit if you have reduced mobility - you have to walk a few minutes on a steep track. I wouldn't come out to Valentia island JUST to see this, but if you are anyway in the area I think it is certainly worth the...More

Thank bendsy
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This track was very hard to decipher, interesting enough but wouldn't be worried if you miss it! Nice walk down to it and doesn't cost anything.

Thank Valerie R
Reviewed 3 August 2018

How often do you get to see 350 million year old footprints of some of the first creatures to step foot on land on the planet, in a time when Ireland was still attached to a supercontinent? The hike is a bit steep, and the...More

Thank jeremydbrooks
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Amazing to see footprints of something from so so long ago its almost unimaginable. You would wonder about the reality of these, as they could seem fake or suspicious!

Thank irishgirl280
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Very cool to imagine these creatures walking here millions of years ago and their footprints still remaining. A nice little walk down to it, but you should probably have decent shoes on. We had the place to ourselves, which was really nice.

Thank quinnunit66
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Theoretically the one meter long Tetrapod Trackpad is interesting to see for free in Valentia Island. Make sure to put on proper footwear when walking down to the trackway. Read the Trackway Information Board before you go further down for better understanding the theory beneath...More

Thank Ups-up
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Tetrapod and the tracks its foots is very cleary to see on the bank of sea. Excelent experience for us.

Thank milankov
Reviewed 10 June 2018

I was disappointed with this site. It was a long walk to the site. Even though I was disappointed, I was glad I went. After all , being able see something this old was interesting

Thank Fran0812
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