Rock Pool Project Team BioBlitz Challenge Autumn 2023

Join in the fun! This challenge was a good practise for our main event our Changing Tides Bioblitzin Falmouth and Plymouth on the 28th October! Everyone is invited, click below to register for free: Register for our Changing Tides Bioblitz Some pictures from the weekend’s action: An arctic cowrie Team Falmouth at Swanpool Team Falmouth […]

Citizen Science Co-Development – Launch Workshop

On 19th October 2022, our Falmouth and Plymouth teams came together at the Lostwithiel Community Centre to start something beautiful: a new rock pool research project built from the ground up by the community! Project leader Dr Ben Holt tells the story…

RPP intern: Katie Waddington

Katie Waddington is a wildlife photographer that will be capturing the fascinating species she can find in rock pools around Cornwall using the amazing ‘Meet Your Neighbours’ style. Find out more about her and this exciting project!

Polurrian Hotel & Cove

The Rock Pool Project takes a look at Polurrian Cove and the hotel that sits above it in our second blog of the series about hotels in Cornwall.

St Michaels Resort & Gyllyngvase Beach

Following up on February Half Term which saw us host our first monthly event at Castle Beach for the year, we are now going to be advertising some information about hotels from some of our favourite rock pooling locations in Cornwall, along with information about the hotels!

February Launch

A local boy’s brilliant rock pool poem has inspired the Rock Pool Project to start a monthly Kid’s Rock Pool Art & Literature Competition!

Broad clawed porcelain crab

The broad-clawed porcelain crab is a charismatic little rock poolers favourite. It is the most common species of porcelain crab found in the UK and can often be found clinging tightly to the underside of rocks below mid tide level.