Celebrating the Welsh Coast

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Join a BioBlitz

This summer, hundreds of wildlife lovers and nature experts will help the National Trust to carry out its largest ever survey of coastal wildlife.

Big Beach Picnics in Wales

Join us for the Big Beach Picnic on the 4 July at a beach near you © NTPL/NT images/David Levenson

This summer we’re inviting everyone to head to the coast for the Big Beach Picnic on 4 July to celebrate what makes British beaches special. Beaches we look after across Wales and England will be host…

Sails around Wales

Challenge complete! The team sailed into Cardiff ending their 12 day epic voyage bobbing and blogging their way around the Welsh coast, calling in at as many National Trust places as possible. 


50 years of caring for the coast makes its mark

Look closely and you'll notice blue flags marking coastal areas we protect © National Trust / Light Trap

A large beach marking was created at Whiteford Burrows to commemorate 50 years of the Neptune Coastline Campaign, a project aimed to permanently protect more than 500 miles of the UK’s coastline.

See how we did it

Sand artist Marc Treanor assisted by a team of local volunteers spent six hours creating a giant map of the UK at Whiteford Burrows, Gower, adorning it with sandcastles and flags to signal each area of the coastline that has been saved through the Neptune coastline campaign.

Become a member

Support our work and experience great days out by becoming a National Trust member. 

Make a donation

It costs us £3,000 a year to look after a mile of coast in Wales. Your donation will help save this special place for ever.