Event Details

Big Wild Seas Weekend

Saturday 16 June 2018 11:00 - Sunday 17 June 2018 16:00

Join us at the at Kimmeridge for a weekend of events in celebration of Dorset's wild seas. The Big Wild Seas weekend will include an action-packed programme of events suitable for the whole family from indoor crafts and displays to activities on the seashore. For more information please call 01929 481044.

Come to the Fine Foundation Wild Seas Centre, located by the slipway in Kimmeridge Bay. Postcode BH20 5PE. Please be aware that access to Kimmeridge Bay is via a private road for which a toll of £5 per car is charged by Smedmore Estate (charges vary for other types of vehicle). Park in the main car park and follow the footpath to the east side of the bay. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Some activities are weather dependent - phone the Marine Centre on 01929 481044 if unsure. Shore activities will involve walking over wet, uneven and sometimes slippery rocks therefore sturdy shoes or wellingtons are essential. 

Events include:

  • Limpet shell stacking competition - beat our record of a tower of 45 limpets!
  • Put your artistic talents to good use by helping create a giant marine litter mosaic using items found on the beach
  • Examine marine mini-beasts collected in our plankton and light traps
  • Try the snorkel trail or hire a Seashore Explorer Pack
  • Quizzes, games and activities in the Centre

On Saturday there will be a guided Rockpool Ramble starting at 2pm. £3 ad/ £2 ch

On Sunday there will  be a guided Eco-crabbing event starting at 2pm. All equipment provided. £4 per child including the kit.

This Big Wild Weekend event is part of the 30 Days Wild Challenge – can you do something wild every day for the 30 days in June?  Click on the logo to sign up!


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