What makes a coastline, who uses it and what can we see?

investigating coasts

Using the beach area at Charmouth, how do we use the coastal environment and what natural processes affect it? Coastal mapping, eroding sandcastles, what makes a wave and beach profiles.

All relevant health and safety information is given to the children before heading out onto the beach. All necessary equipment is provided.


  • Session time: 2 hours
  • Location: Charmouth
  • Maximum number: 60 Children  (1 Adult : 6 children due to group work).
  • Risk Assessment: All Centre activities are fully risk assessed. To download a copy of the risk assessment for this activity click here: Investigating Coasts Risk Assessment (PDF)
  • Charges: £135 for up to 30 children. Then £4.50 per additional child. Teachers & Adult helpers FREE. Payment required prior to session.

Booking: Please have a period of 2 weeks in mind for your visit. All our activities are tide related and we need to be flexible when booking in your group.
For more information about booking, please contact us or see our Teacher’s Guide