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Summer rockpool rambles at Combesgate Beach, Woolacombe

Can you tell your seahares from your starfish? Join our Beach Rangers to explore the wonderful rockpools of Combesgate Beach, near Woolacombe.

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The rockpools of Combesgate are teeming with life - fish, crabs, sea snails, star fish and anemones. Join our Beach Rangers to seek them out and learn about their lives.



Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
All Standard Ticket£5.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895


All children welcome. Under 14s must be accompanied.

Meeting point

Combesgate Beach (5 minutes along from Woolacombe Beach, in the direction of Mortehoe). Look out for the National Trust flags at the top of the beach and our rangers in red.

What to bring and wear

Bring suitable beach clothes and beach shoes (shoes that can get wet), sunscreen and a hat or a coat if it is raining.


You may wish to scramble over rocks and you may well get your feet and legs wet! Not suitable for dogs.


Under 3's are free.

Contact info

Woolacombe Ranger Office

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