Seaweeds: Exploring the Shore

Seaweeds: Exploring the Shore

27 August, 1:30pm - 4pm

  • Ellen Hutchins Festival
  • Whiddy Island (Ferrries leave Bantry 11am & 1pm).
  • Co. Cork County

Ellen Hutchins Festival event: an exciting & educational shoreline exploration, followed by identifying & preserving seaweeds 1800s-style. Led by Dr Susan Steele (SFPA). Ferry: www.whiddyferry.com

The event will follow in the footsteps of Ellen Hutchins with the enthusiastic expert Dr Susan Steele taking us on an exploration of the wonderful diversity of the shore. We will carefully collect a few specimens and bring them indoors to identify. Participants will get a chance to try and preserve their specimen 1800s-style by floating onto paper. Ferries leave Bantry 11am and 1pm and return from Whiddy 4:15pm & 5:45pm. Cost: €6:50 return. The Bank House Bar on Whiddy serves food and drink.

Admission & Booking

  • Admission Free

Access & Parking

  • Suitable for Children under 12
  • Car Parking Available