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.

Protecting our coast

Last winter's storms caused huge damage to many of our coastal properties. Thanks to you we managed to make repairs and kept them open for the summer visitors. With potential storms again on the horizon we're asking for help safeguarding against more bad weather.

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.