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Rockpooling at Saltdean

September 12, 2015

The summer holidays have been over for just over a week and I’m already missing all the fun days out with the little ones. One of my favourites things we did this summer was a little trip to Saltdean near Brighton for a couple of hours exploring the rock pools. I love doing outdoor things with the kids and the rubbish weather didn’t stop us!

I’d really recommend this as a family day out. All you need is a bucket and net and some waterproof show and your good to go. Saltdean is just over an hour from London too. I thought I’d share a few pictures I took while we there…

Rockpools SaltdeanThe rock pools are full of little creatures to discover.

J Rockpools SaltdeanWe found lots of little shrimps, small fish and crabs.

L Rockpools SaltdeanLila having a look at some shrimps in her bucket.

J at Saltdean

J SaltdeanSearching for crabs.

Saltdean Rockpooling

Saltdean RockpoolsRob and Lila looking for good spots to find creatures.

SaltdeanIt was quite a cold drizzly day, but it didn’t spoil the fun at all.

Rockpooling CrabsSome of the crabs and shells we found.

Rockpooling Crab

Crab SaltdeanWhen the kids had looked at the crabs we set them free.

If you have a spare afternoon before the weather gets too cold, I’d definitely recommend going rock pooling. Be sure to check the tide times first as they vary from day-to-day. You need to go at low tide.

  • Reply
    Jessica Cangiano
    September 14, 2015 at 5:20 pm

    That is such a beautiful corner of the world. The vibrancy of the green struck me instantly, but really, everything about it looks magical.

    ♥ Jessica

    • Reply
      September 21, 2015 at 9:47 pm

      Thank you lovely. It was such a fun day!

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