Coast & beaches

As an island nation, we all feel a strong connection to the coast. We look after more than 775 miles of coastline, all year round

Beach huts on Llanbedrog beach, Llyn Peninsula
A family walking along a clifftop, part of a National Trust coastal path

Coastal walks

Embark on one of our favourite coastal walks to feel revitalised by the sea air and open space. You'll see different wildlife and a rainbow of changing colours through the seasons.

Your shores...

The exterior of the coastguard holiday cottages, Isle of Wight

Stay on the Needles Headland  

Relax in our holiday cottages, complete with sea views over Alum Bay. They can accommodate up to five people, perfect for breaks with family and friends.

Josh Day's photograph of the coast

Capturing the coast on camera 

Josh Day North Devon Ranger, is passionate about helping people understand the importance of protecting our stunning and fragile coast. He has been capturing its beauty using a Panasonic Lumix FZ1000.

Stormy coast

Our coast is at risk 

From rockpools to rugged cliffs, if you love the beauty of the coast, help us protect it from extreme weather and climate change. Your help will mean our coast can be enjoyed for years to come.

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