WEMBURY in South Devon is a magnet for wildlife – its rocky cliffs are home to nesting seabirds and the rocky shore, slate reefs and massive wave-cut platforms provide one of the United Kingdom’s best spots for marine life.

Wembury and the surrounding coastline form a Marine Conservation Area (MCA) and a Special Area of Conservation (SAC). These go some way to shielding it from the human pressures.

Wembury Marine Centre is the ideal place to learn about the surrounding area and its wildlife through interactive displays, tanks, regular Rockpool Safaris and other marine themed events. The Centre also explains the part you can play in keeping Wembury special.

Upcoming events

Wembury Marine Centre is now open for the 2019 season – please see below for details of our next few events or click the events page to see the programme for the whole season. Please note there is a charge for most of our events:

Wembury Pirates Treasure Hunt

Wembury Pirates Treasure Hunt
Wembury Marine Centre
Saturday, 24 August 2019
11:00am - 3:00pm


Beach Combing and Seashore Crafts

Beach Combing and Seashore Crafts
Wembury Marine Centre
Monday, 26 August 2019
10:00am - 3:30pm


Snorkel Safari

Snorkel Safari
Wembury Marine Centre
Tuesday, 27 August 2019
10:00am - 12:30pm


Toddler Rockpool Safari

Toddler Rockpool Safari
Wembury Marine Centre
Wednesday, 28 August 2019
10:00am - 11:00am


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