Coast & countryside

Did you know we own and manage over 250,000 hectares of land of outstanding natural beauty and almost 750 miles of coastline?

Boscastle ten years on from the floods

Boscastle on 17 August 2004, the day after the floods

Boscastle on 17 August 2004, the day after the floods

Ten years on from the flash floods of 2004, Boscastle is unrecognisable following the rainfall that devastated the village, homes and businesses. See how the village got back on its feet and rebuilt the community.

Shifting shores

Over the past year storms have caused our coastline to change. How do we approach this challenge of living with a dynamic and changing coastline and what do we need to do?

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Winter storm damage at coastal places in our care

Coastline campaign

We look after almost 750 miles of coastline - which is a huge task, and comes with a massive bill. That's why we started the Neptune Coastline Campaign to raise funds to help with our coastal work.

Meet Richard, our woodland ranger

Richard showing how it's done © photographybyward

Richard is part of the rangers team and specialises in the woodlands on the South Lakes patch.

Is this the tallest oak tree in Britain?

One of the oak trees we care for, at Stourhead in Wiltshire, could be the tallest in Britain. Watch as we measure the tree to see if this really is the case.