Hotspots

Popular Crabbing Hotspots Suggested by Our Followers

 

Anglesey

  • Beaumaris Pier (bucket and lines from RNLI shop and bait from butchers on main street)

Devon

  • Brixham
  • Dartmouth, South Devon (along the Embankment)
  • Dawlish, South Devon (Coryton Cove rock pools at low tide)
  • Dittisham (on the pontoon)
  • The Embankment: Kingsbridge, South Devon (near the slipway at the far end of Quay car park)
  • Salcombe
  • Shaldon, South Devon (rockpooling)
  • Stoke Gabriel (near the River Shack Cafe – you can also buy equipment and bait here)
  • Teignmouth, South Devon (Back beach)
  • Wembury (nr Plymouth), South Devon (rockpooling)

Dorset

  • Mudeford

Essex

  • Brightlingsea
  • Canvey Island (on the seafront of the Eastern Esplanade)
  • Clacton-on-Sea (off the sea defence breaker rocks when the tide is up)
  • West Mersea

Hampshire

Kent

  • Ramsgate (in the old concrete swimming pool when the tide is out!)
  • St Margaret’s Bay

Merseyside

  • New Brighton

Norfolk

  • Wells-Next-Sea
  • Blakeney Quay

Suffolk

Sussex

  • West Wittering Beach, West Sussex (the crabbing pool)

Yorkshire

  • Staithes, North Yorkshire (near the lifeboat station)
  • Whitby, North Yorkshire
  • Scarborough, North Yorkshire (steps up to the Sealife Centre are good but needs high tide; the harbour is good on the south side of Scarborough)
  • Flamborough Head, East Yorkshire (rockpooling)