Natural Enterprise and Gift to Nature invite you to come along to the famous Bembridge Ledges this Sunday the 20th May to enjoy the last day of the Isle of Wight Walking Festival searching the rockpools for amazing sealife.
Meet at the lifeboat station car park, Lane End Road, at 2.30pm (please note, not the 12.30 time listed),
Bring a net and a bucket if you have them but don’t worry if you don’t as there will be plenty to share.
Wellies, surf shoes or beach sandals can be a good idea as the pools are full of limpets and barnacles which can be sharp to walk on, but if you have tough old feet that’s fine too.
Low tide is at 5.00pm so there will be lots of time to follow it out and explore the shallows for fish, crabs, prawns, sea urchins, starfish and who knows what else; there’s also a great little café nearby for a celebratory ice cream or two.
Ian Boyd of Natural Enterprise said: “ Fingers crossed for a sunny May day, but it will be marvellous whatever the weather I’m sure. These rockpools are amongst the richest in marine life anywhere in the Solent and in past years some quite amazing things have been found, often by our youngest visitors! We don’t walk far and it’s a great afternoon out for any age.”
All donations from the event will go to the Gift to Nature conservation projects and campaigns across the Island.
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