The weather forecast wasn’t brilliant, but we finally got round to doing something that I’ve been muttering about for ages, and Mr FB and I set off with the dogs for South Wales, in search of dinosaur footprints. To see what we were looking for, check out this And if you do decide to visit, don’t try getting there using a print from Google maps, it’s wholly misleading as to road layout on the main dual carriageway leading from the M4 past
We parked by the main gates to HMS Cambria and took the path around the side of the naval station and down onto the shore. It’s a beautiful stretch of coast and it was deserted in all the time we were there. Check the tide times before going, by the way.
We used Mr FB’s GPS to get us to what we hoped was the right stretch of rocks, then we compared the photos on the geological site with the shape of the rocks and almost immediately found what we were looking for. I got really excited. OK, if I hadn’t got the print out I wouldn’t have known what we were looking at, and I certainly wouldn’t have been able to identify the exact spot without the aid of the photos, but on our way back, we did thin we’d found the set higher up the cliff that the article mentioned, and we photographed them as well.
It was a great day out, and the dogs thoroughly enjoyed the walk as well!
Shows the paired prints, still wet, even at low tide
Close up from the trackway higher up the cliff
Crisp enjoying the seaside!