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#799176 - 8th Jun 2013 7:25pm rock pooling
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Is there anywhere around these days on the wirral where you can take kiddies rock pooling , and where they are likely to actually find limpets or starfish or crabs or anemones etc, as oppose to lumps of gunge and broken glass? Thanks .

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#799178 - 8th Jun 2013 7:33pm Re: rock pooling [Re: venice]
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back of hilbre island

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#799189 - 8th Jun 2013 8:54pm Re: rock pooling [Re: venice]
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Id like to have done that spot , but it will have to wait till the little ones can walk a bit further thanks. My grandparents used to take me to Meols . Wonder if theres anything alive under the rocks now? Might go and look.

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#799212 - 9th Jun 2013 1:33am Re: rock pooling [Re: venice]
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Round the groynes at New Brighton.
I saw common starfish and sea anemones
there last week in the pools round the
bases of the deeper groynes.

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#799216 - 9th Jun 2013 1:45am Re: rock pooling [Re: venice]
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I used to go crabbing in new Brighton shore when I were younger, plenty down there and most parts are pretty clear of debris now.
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#799483 - 10th Jun 2013 1:53pm Re: rock pooling [Re: _Ste_]
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Ah New Brighton. Thanks . What are 'groynes' though ? Just deeper pools? Where is best in relation to say Perch Rock?

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#799488 - 10th Jun 2013 2:36pm Re: rock pooling [Re: venice]
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Groynes are structures: could be wood, rock or anything really, built out at right angles to the shoreline. They control the movement of sand or shingle. Google it and you'll find pictures.
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#799516 - 10th Jun 2013 5:18pm Re: rock pooling [Re: venice]
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Thanks, Ill do just that.

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