You might not think that rockpooling is the sort of activity that requires a warm up, but there’s nothing like practice for getting your ‘eye in’. The more and closer you look, the more you’ll see. What better excuse to get out on Cornwall’s beaches before, during and after this week’s massive tides?
I’ve been out on a few family rambles on the local shores the last couple of weeks to make sure I’m ready for some serious rockpooling this weekend (like most weeks, but they don’t complain).
If you’re wondering what you might see if you head down to the shore in the next few days, here are some of the things I’ve been finding…
Stay safe if you’re going rockpooling this week. When the tides go out a long way, they also come in fast.
Check the tide times before you go, stay away from waves at the sea-edge and head back to shore by a safe route before or as soon as the tide turns. Look out for organised events which are the perfect way to find and learn more. Have fun!