Your mission...

Conduct a mermaid survey

Watch Mermaid’s Pool carefully. How many mermaids can you spot? Can you see any evidence of mermaids here?

Mission Information
Share your important scientific results and explorer name here then contact us to get your points. 

Scan the foreshore with your eyes, binoculars, telescope, camera or any other optical equipment. Can you spot Mermaid's pool? You can switch between the different types of maps on this page to help you find it.  


Bonus Question!

Want to collect your bonus points? Follow these three easy steps:

  1. Make a Mission:Report by taking a photo to show us what you’ve done. Remember to conceal your identity!
  2. Email us at with your Mission:Report. Do this before you enter this mission as complete.
  3. We will email you with the secret code to unlock your bonus points.
Mission Risk: Medium

Medium. Keep your wits about you, anything could happen.

Take lots of care when exploring around here. Stay well away from the cliff edge. There is a steep and long fall to the bottom. This area can get very slippery when wet, so take extra care if it's raining. 

Never touch mermaids.. they might bite!
Tags: North Devon AONB AONB Devon mermaid animals myths mythical record see spot Westward Ho!

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    Westward Ho! Investigator
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    North Devon Coast AONB

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Risky business

Doing missions on this website can be dangerous. Always get permission before exploring and make sure your plans are reasonably safe. A place that is safe one moment can become dodgy the next so keep your wits about you. We cannot take any responsibility for any injuries or harmful effects resulting from your actions. It's your job to survive your explorations intact.

To increase your chances of success complete our training and safety tips before starting. That way you are more likely to win points and keep your head on.

Mission Id: 3341