Coasteering in Devon- Wildlife and Seabirds in Torbay


Coasteering in South Devon at Anstey's Cove in Torquay. Anstey's Cove is important for wildlife and marine life, the coastline surrounding the cove is nationally protected as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

Coasteering in Devon provides the perfect opportunity to experience the beautiful marine environment of Torbay and South Devon which may otherwise be inaccessible...scramble, swim and climb your way along the sea cliffs which are home to many different seabirds and marine life. Seabirds that you may encounter in their natural environment whilst coasteering at Anstey's Cove include the Shag, Cormorant, Peregrine, Herring Gull, Greater Black-backed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull and Gannets.

Gannet-Pictured on the right is a large black and white bird with a yellow head, it has long pointed wings and a long bill. They are the largest seabirds in the North Atlantic with a wingspan of up to 2 meters!