Warnings about taking pebbles from the beach

According to The Guardian and the BBC, a holidaymaker who visited Crackington Haven beach and removed a bag of stones decided to return to Cornwall to replace the stones rather than face a £1000 fine.

While it is very tempting to remove pebbles as souvenirs, this can cause coastal erosion, and adversely affect natural habitats and natural flood defences, especially when taken in large quantities.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.