If you can’t find the information you need about Cornish rock pools on this site, please do get in touch.

For my latest tips, photos and reviews: come and join me on Facebook and Twitter.

 Here are some links to other sites that you might find useful:

Rockpooling Events and Volunteer Opportunities:

Joining in with others is a fantastic way to discover the shore.

Cornwall Wildlife Trust

The Shore Search Project

Looe Marine Conservation Group

National Trust

Polzeath Voluntary Marine Conservation Group

St Agnes Voluntary Marine Conservation Area

Friends of the Fowey Estuary

Helford Voluntary Marine Conservation Area

Planning your trip:

Visit Cornwall – Cornwall’s official Tourist Information page.

Looe Island Nature Reserve – Visits must be booked through Cornwall Wildlife Trust.

Found Interesting Wildlife?

If you find something interesting, I’d love to hear about it. Make sure you let the Cornwall Wildlife Trust know to help us build information and track changes in our rock pools. Take pictures if you can.

 Get help with identifying species here:

Cornwall Wildlife Trust Wildlife Information Service


Aphotomarine is a great resource with high quality photos of many species

 Not in Cornwall? Check out these great rock pooling sites:

British Marine Life Study Society –  The Seashore Rockpooler:

Coastwise North Devon

Marine Conservation:

Love rock pools and want to look after them? Find out more about the issues and get involved:

Friends of the Earth

Marine Conservation Society

Plastic Oceans

Rame Peninsula Beach Care Facebook page

Surfers Against Sewage



Want to learn more about marine conservation and biology?

Falmouth Marine School

Marine Biological Association

Newquay College

More information:

Chloe and her school conservation group found this great webpage, which has more information and some good links about marine conservation. Thank you!

Kids’ Guide to Marine Wildlife Conservation – Seattle Yachts

For everyone who loves Cornwall's rock pools. Information about great beaches, marine wildlife and conservation.

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