Rockpool Ramble

Kimmeridge Bay © JHatcher

Rockpool Ramble

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

Event details


2:30pm - 4:00pm
A static map of Rockpool Ramble

About the event

Join a warden as we wander along the beach to discover what fascinating seashore wildlife we can spot in Kimmeridge Bay, the best rockpooling site in Dorset.  We will follow the Seashore Code to avoid causing harm and find out what we can all do to help marine wildlife.



Phone number

01929 481044


£5 per adult, £3 per child. Free for children under 3 years.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Additional booking information

Spaces are limited so booking is essential. Please call the Wild Seas Centre on 01929 481044 to reserve your place.

Know before you go


On a lead
See above for more information about dogs on nature reserves.

Wheelchair access


What to bring

This event includes walking over wet, uneven and sometimes slippery rocks therefore sturdy shoes or wellingtons are essential.


Parking information

Please be aware that access is via a private road for which a toll of £6 per car is charged by Smedmore Estate (charges vary for other types of vehicle). Park in main car park and follow the footpath to the east side of the bay.

Bicycle parking



Picnic area
Accessible toilet

Contact us

Wild Seas Centre
Contact number: 01929 481044

Safety and Other Important Information

What you can expect from us:

Booking is essential, as there are limited spaces.
Bookings can only be made up to, and including, the day before an event. We are unable to take any bookings on the day. 
There will be a health and safety talk at the beginning of the activity.
Face coverings are not required outside but may be worn if preferred.
Handwashing facilities are available in the centre and in the public toilets.
If we provide equipment, it will be cleaned down before and after use with virucidal spray.  
Any bookings are based on current government advice and may be subject to change.  

What we ask of you:
If you, or a member of your group has any Covid-19 symptoms, please stay home. 
Please arrive 10-15 minutes early, so that you can pay, and we can book you in.
Please be mindful of others' space.   
Children must be accompanied at all times.
As spaces are limited, if you are booked onto an event, please inform us as soon as possible if you are not able to attend so that we can offer your place to somebody else. This helps us invest more in local wildlife conservation. 
Please take any litter back with you to recycle or dispose of it in a bin.