Kenny's guide to rockpooling in Devon

When you are on one of our cheap caravan holidays in Devon you will find a huge selection of rocky beaches that are teeming with a wonderful array of wildlife. No trip to our caravan parks in Devon would be complete without delving into rockpools and searching for crabs, starfish and many other fascinating creatures this summer! 

Rockpooling and crabbing is an extremely popular activity in Devon and it is a great way for the kids to learn about marine life and this magical underwater world. 

Rockpool's are filled with many interesting creatures, here is a few you might find whilst on your UK park holidays




Sea Anemones 


I have put together a jolly good list of some of my favourite rockpooling hot spots for when you are staying at one of our Devon holiday parks over the holidays.  

Combesgate Beach, Woolacombe 

This small , secluded beach is located near the wide golden sands of Woolacombe. There are lots of family friendly rockpools to explore and you can even join the Beach Rangers for Rockpool Rambles throughout July and August. 

Rockham beach, near Mortehoe 

The sandy rocky beach is one of North Devon's hidden gems, with some fabulous hidden rockpools and magical creatures to be discovered. 

Combe Martin 

Located next to our Combe Martin Beach Holiday Park, this quiet beach has a surprising amount of rockpools that will keep children entertained for hours. 

Goodrington Sands, Paignton

Close to our South Bay Holiday Park in the English Riviera, this popular beach has rockpools at one end of the beach and also in the mid section when the tide is out. 

Sandy Bay, Exmouth

This Blue Flag winning beach is perfect for families, the rockpools offer hours of entertainment as little ones search for crabs and other sea creatures.

Broadsands Beach, Paignton

This long sandy beach and shallow waters are great for paddling with a group of rockpools at one end of the beach! 

Take your bucket and net to get a closer look at the great wildlife, but make sure you put all of the animals back where you found them! 


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