This afternoon I received a call from a friend because there was a seal pup on the beach in Aberystwyth and he thought it needed attention. I’m no seal expert, but I do have experience of marine mammals from my time working for Sea Watch Foundation. I hoped I would turn up, see a happy […]
The Anglesey sea cliffs provide Adventure climbing with a capital A. On Ynys Gybi (Holy Isle), from Rhoscolyn to North Stack there is a wealth of spectacular and challenging opportunities for the climber. A veritable smorgasbord of bewildering rock formations; convoluted geological intrusions, vast sea caves and arches, sea stacks and promontories, all constantly evolving […]
Marine education occurs in various ways at the North Wales Wildlife Trust. As well as our Living Seas Wales work, which aims to enthuse the public, as well as school and community groups about our marine wildlife, we have the “Our Wild Coast” project, which works more intensely with groups of young people across the […]
As well as providing us with this sea-themed recipe for you to try at home, Halen Môn are kindly offering a free saltcote tour for two. To enter the competition, please visit our Facebook page and ‘like’ the post about this blog. A winner will be selected at random and contacted for their email address […]
Coastal areas are diverse habitats. This interface between marine and terrestrial habitats supports groups of animals happiest in water and land, respectively. It also represents home for a few specialised and robust species that choose to have the best of both worlds by living in the extreme intertidal habitats. This aggregation of marine, terrestrial and intertidal […]
What is it that draws us to the coast? For me it taps into all of the senses; the wide open spaces of the summer sky reflected in the deep blue sea with an unbroken horizon, the smell of the salty air, the feel of the warm, soft sand between my toes and the hypnotic […]
If you’ve stepped foot on the Anglesey coast path, felt the sand through your toes at Ynys Llanddwyn or Traeth Bychan, or seen glittering mackerel lifted from the rocks at Moelfre or Tŷ Croes then you’ll know precisely why we celebrate Anglesey’s surrounding seas each summer. I am not a native of the island, I […]
Recent customers and those that follow our social media will know that we’ve been alluding to winding down our services at Christmas this year. Here’s a few words from Ken to explain why: “I have decided to take time-out and spend a whole year on a ‘birding’ tour of Britain. I am hoping to visit […]
It’s another world down there, believe me! Although I’m primarily from a bird-watching background I do have a general interest in all aspects of natural history. That is why I am also interested in rock-pooling and the shoreline. It’s a great way for someone like me to get a taster of what’s beneath the sea. […]
Sea rowing is one of the nicest ways to observe marine life. One of the delights of outings in the Celtic Longboats of Beaumaris Rowing Club is the close encounters with many types of sea birds found in the Menai Strait. As we row from the slipway at Beaumaris, terns are found perching on the […]
Upcoming tours & events
A full day tour (approx 6.5 hours including lunch stop) costs £65 per person or £75 for a solo participant.
A half day tour (approx 3.5 hours) costs £40 or £45 for a solo participant.
Our short-guided walks at one location cost £10 for 1.5 hours. See our scheduled walks on our calendar, or ask us to arrange one at a time that suits you.
Please ask us about special rates for groups.