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SeaWatch March Survey - Portishead

Location: Battery Point Lighthouse, Esplanade Road, Portishead, BS20 7HD
A survey for porpoises, dolphins and other marine life

Event details

Meeting point

By the memorial & benches on Battery Point looking out to Lighthouse


10:00am - 12:00pm
A static map of SeaWatch March Survey - Portishead

About the event

One of a monthly series of two hour surveys for porpoises, dolphins and other marine life being carried out along the Somerset and North Somerset Coast throughout the year. Run in conjunction with Somerset Wildlife Trust's Somerset's Brilliant Coast Project and the SeaWatch Foundation. No previous knowledge or training is required as experts and ID guides will be available. Several separate SeaWatch training events are being held by SWT during the year. 




Additional booking information

Booking is essential so that we can contact you prior to the event if there are any change of plans

Know before you go


There is a short walk from the Esplanade Road to Battery Point along a footpath which includes some steps.

What to bring

You will need lots of warm and waterproof layers and stout warm footwear. Hats, gloves and scarves are also important. Bring food and warm drinks too. You will be staying in one spot for several hours. There are toilets and a café at the swimming pool which is a short walk from the survey site.  A good pair of binoculars is recommended although we will have some spares you can borrow. 

Parking information

Free parking on the Esplanade Road


Disabled toilet

Contact us

Mark Ward
Contact number: 07880 754750