Rock Pools – Not just for kids!

Mawgan Porth Beach Rock Pools

We all know the health benefits of visiting the sea, and rock pooling takes it to a whole other level. We may have fond memories of our youth, searching for crabs or starfish in the mysterious shallows, but have you ever really paused and really taken time to immerse yourself into these fascinating ecosystems?

Low Tide reveals its’ secrets

We are so lucky on the North Cornish Coast, which host an exceptional amount of beaches with rock pools. As the tide retreats, all kinds of marine life and habitats are revealed, providing its’ guests with a captivating new landscape formed by the eroding coastal processes.

Fistral Beach

The National Trust have created a guide to the wonders of rock pooling here, with lots of ideas for little ones.

For big ones, rock pools are the perfect place to practice Mindfulness. We love this article by Calm Moment which describes how to be less stressed by visiting the beach in structured and focused tips.

Porth Mear, Rock Pool paradise for the adventurous! Photo Credit Maria.h44

Unable to visit Cornwall just yet? No problem! The Rock Pool Project has developed a free online learning course so you can be closer to the coast, even if you are far away! See you at the beach.

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