Rock Pooling Blogs

Check out our latest blog posts from our amazing Rock Pool Project team:

Species in Focus
Christophe Patterson

St Piran’s hermit crab

Our second species in focus features probably the most popular new arrival to our shores in recent years. Well certainly in Cornwall anyway, where this charming little crab is named after the region’s patron saint: St Piran.

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Internships
Katie Waddington

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!

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Holidays
Will Forbes

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.

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Holidays
Will Forbes

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!

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Art
Ben Holt

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!

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Species in Focus
Ben Holt

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.

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