Walpole bay tidal pool and silver medal

We spent a large chunk of the weekend in Margate at the East Invictas development gala. Abbie and Harry both got PBs and Harry won the Silver medal for the 200m Freestyle – Brilliant effort  x 2

I hate being inside a pool on a sunny day so afterwards we went to Walpole Bay tidal pool for a swim. Abbie and Harry decided to picnic today as they had only just got dry and were ‘starving!’

The tidal pool is massive – you can swim mid and low tide but not high tide when it is fully submerged. I have never swum in a tidal pool before but I can see why they built them as you get to swim in sea water that is completely calm (like a mill pond) I think it could also be good for the SUP, but you would need to check the depth.

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This afternoon there were no other swimmers apart from some slightly loopy spaniels chasing a ball – nice!

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We tried out the new GoPro in the water while Harry guarded the picnic from the seagulls

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The seagulls in Thanet are really cheeky and if you turn your back they will attempt to steal your picnic – Abbie was not impressed….

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Harry’s silver medal!! :)

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