Murlough Boardwalk Appeal

The 3km pathway which crosses the ancient dune system at Murlough National Nature Reserve requires vital conservation work to protect the rare habitats.

A view of Murlough National Nature Reserce
A couple walks their dogs at Murlough National Nature Reserve

Help us protect this incredible historic landscape by donating to our Boardwalk appeal.

  • Murlough's boardwalk spans 3km across the Nature Reserve
  • The boardwalk contains around 24,000 individual pressure-treated boards
  • Murlough sees 250,000 visitors annually treading the boards
Paths at Murlough in the early 1970s

Restoring the Boardwalk at Murlough

A major restoration project of Murlough's 3km of boardwalk is underway.

Donate to Murlough Boardwalk Appeal

Please select an amount

£6.50 Will buy 1 pressure treated douglas fir board
£20 Will help purchase the tools and equipment needed to repair the boardwalk
£75 Will replace one full meter of Murlough's boardwalk
Or enter your own amount

Why give to the National Trust?

As a charity, we rely on the generosity of supporters to look after the outdoor spaces in our care. Not only do our supporters help to conserve beautiful landscapes and protect precious plants and wildlife. But they also ensure that future generations have places they can find freedom from everyday life, reconnect with the natural world and make memories to treasure. Your donation will go towards this project and other vital conservation work in the outdoors at this special place. With your support, we can continue to protect the irreplaceable. For ever, for everyone.

Donate now to the Murlough Boardwalk appeal