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?

100 days later: Lessons from this winter’s storms

Birling Gap saw seven years of erosion in just two months

Birling Gap saw seven years of erosion in just two months

Our coastline was hit by the worst weather in living memory this winter. It affected many places near the coast - from Mullion Harbour in Cornwall to Brancaster in Norfolk and Murlough in Northern Ireland. We reflect on some of the lessons from the storms, 100 days after the event.

Shifting shores

The recent 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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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.