seashore edibles 2019

may 6
approx 1PM TO 6PM

near East Prawle, South Devon
£35 adults; £8 kids (under 16)


Explore the beautiful south devon coastline and enjoy foraging, rock pool rambling, snorkelling & beachcombing before preparing a diverse menu of seashore foods...

The coastline of this country has a rich harvest of food material. Our ancestors would have relied upon the seashore to provide a major portion of their diet, especially during the lean times of the year. Edible seaweeds, molluscs, fish and coastal plants are abundant in the clean and clear waters of South Devon.

This afternoon out on the beaches and bays of this beautiful coastline will be spent foraging on the strandline, rock-pool rambling, snorkelling, beachcombing and preparing a diverse menu of seashore foods using a number of different cooking methods. There may also be time for a spot of fishing, swimming and paddling so please feel free to bring swimsuits / wetsuits / snorkels etc

PLEASE NOTE: This event will involve some walking on uneven terrain and may occasionally involve some scrambling over rocks etc and therefore is not well suited to those of limited mobility. 

Timings: to fit in with the tides so please confirm with office nearer the time; as a guide 1pm - 5.30pm

Event Leaders

Sam Kouzarides - After studying Conservation Sam worked as a ranger for the National Trust where he developed his passion for outdoor education work. Supported and inspired by training in the Art Of Mentoring with the 8 Shields Institute, and WildWise’s Outdoor Leadership Foundation, Sam’s work includes teaching, nature connection mentoring, running bushcraft and nature connection events; conservation work and tree surgery. Sam works with a healthy combination of playful energy and a relaxed and easy manner and likes nothing more than a good adventure.

Chris Salisbury - Chris founded WildWise after many years working as an education officer for Devon Wildlife Trust. With a background in the theatre, a training in therapy and a career in environmental education he uses every creative means at his disposal to encourage people to enjoy and value the natural world. He has worked with Ray Mears and John Rhyder, amongst many others.

Cancellations: This event will go ahead come rain or shine. Sorry no refunds or transfers if you are unable to attend. Please see our terms & conditions for further information

How to Book

1. Email us here: please provide your contact details and how you would like to pay i.e. BACS or card
2. By phone: call 01803 868269 (message service when office unattended)
3. Online booking via Eventbrite: instant booking with immediate confirmation (recommended for late bookings). Eventbrite booking fees apply. See below.


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