Rest Bay Beach Shop

Connecting you to the coast 

Emma runs Beach Academy Wales from her dinky hub at Rest Bay Watersports Centre, Porthcawl that doubles up as a booking office and Rest Bay Beach Shop selling beach items to connect to the coast.


Items include connecting to nature with Rockpool ID guides and Rockpooling equipment like buckets, nets, crab lines and bug pots. Being creative with sand buckets and colourful spades. Staying fit and healthy with bodyboards, balls and cricket sets and a few essentials like kites, waterproof bags, windbreakers and towels for your day out. 

You can also pop to the shop to hire a Rockpool Kit, pay for event tickets, book lessons and meet up with others. 

You can also fill up your water bottles for free and sandy dogs and sandy feet are always welcome. 


Come and say Hi. 

hire a rockpool kit

Beach Academy Wales gives visitors and locals to Rest Bay in Porthcawl the opportunity to hire professional equipment to self-learn and discover. For £5 you can hire a pro Rockpool Kit to investigate Rockpools on your own for the day giving you plenty of time to discover and explore. Kits are hired from the Rest Bay Beach Shop at the Watersports Centre. 

Kits include a white flat bottomed bucket, white flat-bottomed observation tray, high quality mesh fish and shrimp net, Identification guide and info sheets showing you how to Rockpool and handle animals correctly.

Contact & Connect

enquire / check availability

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