Our best choices.
There are so many different and exciting shellfish varieties available from all around the UK.
From Shetland Mussels, Colchester oysters, Essex cockles, to Norfolk Samphire.
Many are available on-line, best is the local fishmonger.
Britain’s most popular fish is the Cod, as in fish and chips. Most Cod is imported.
Top fish catches in 2019 were, Mackerel, Herring, Whiting, Haddock and Cod.
Mackerel caught, was double the amount for Herring.
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Cornwall is noted for it’s weather, humour, Cornish Pasties and fishing.
Never forget it’s ancient history, tin mining, King Arthur and clotted cream.
Both north and south coasts have a variety of fishing harbours.
The river Forth joins the North Sea here, also known as the Firth of Forth. The area has a thriving fishing industry. Main catches are Mackerel and Herrin.
Pittenweem is an active port and has a fish market most mornings.
Norfolk is noted for the Cromer crab, cockles, samphire and the Norfolk Broads.
It used to be the centre for Herrin in the early part of the 20th Century, and employed thousands of people.