A fantastic opportunity to go crabbing in one of the most beautiful locations in the UK. A timeless, simple, fun activity and a chance to see what lives on the sea bed. We collect the
crabs giving you the opportunity to study your prize catch before we return them safely back to the sea.

Maximum group size: 30

Core Values


Not giving up, Facing fears, Encouraging others

Team Work

Sharing equipment, Praising each other’s successes, Working together to catch crabs.


Controlling your emotions, Listening to and following instructions, Being patient and taking turns.

National Curriculum Links:


Living things and their habitats. Describe how living things are classified into broad groups according to observable characteristics and based on similarities and differences.
Give reasons for classifying plants and animals based on specific characteristics. Grouping living things – micro-organisms, plants and animals.  Identify how animals are adapted to suit their environment in different ways.


Use the eight points of a compass, four and six figure grid references, symbols and key (including the use of Ordnance Survey maps) to build their knowledge of the United Kingdom. Use fieldwork to observe the human and physical features in the local area using maps and plans. Recognise and identify key physical characteristics and key topographical features of the coastline.

We help children to:

  • Learn from mistakes, bounce back and try again
  • Try new things with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Believe that the harder they work, the better they will get at the things that they do
  • Never give up!
  • Love learning!
  • Concentrate
  • Keep on trying when challenges occur
  • Think their way through problems
  • Ask questions and think about our world
  • Make links and notice patterns in their experiences


Tide, crustacean, habitat, claw, exoskeleton, carnivore, estuary, pontoon, buoyancy aid.

Activity Passport Links:

You can complete 1 achievments with this activity.

Bird watching

National Trust Links:

Spot a fish

Catch a crab

Watch a bird