Kimmeridge Bay © JHatcher

Rockpool Ramble

A guided rockpool ramble in Kimmeridge Bay to discover wildlife on the seashore.

Event details


A static map of Rockpool Ramble

About the event

Join a warden as we wander along the beach to discover what fascinating seashore wildlife can be spotted in Kimmeridge Bay, the best rockpooling site in Dorset. Learn about their bizarre lives, from sex-changing sea snails to crafty crabs. We will follow the Seashore Code to avoid causing any harm and find out what we can all do to help marine wildlife.  

This event is weather dependent - contact the Wild Seas Centre if unsure.



Costs for the event are £5.00 per adult and £2.50 per child. Under 3 years are free.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Know before you go


Under effective control

What to bring

This event includes walking over wet, uneven and sometimes slippery rocks therefore sturdy shoes or wellingtons are essential. For health & safety reasons we cannot accept late-comers - please arrive on time.

Parking information

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


Picnic area
Disabled toilet

Contact us

Wild Seas Centre
Contact number: 01929 481044