White Cliffs appeal
The White Cliffs appeal has been successful in helping us secure 700,000 square metres of land immediately behind the clifftop - reaching our target of £1million in just three weeks. We were overwhelmed by the support and generosity of the public which helped us secure the land.
Further donations will help us look after this special place and restore the clifftop habitat, preserve the existing historical Second World War features, and maintain access routes for visitors.
" My thanks to everyone who embraced the campaign to protect this national icon. The White Cliffs of Dover are a significant landmark and it is so encouraging to know that they will now be protected for future generations. "
What your donation will help us care for
- 700,000 square metres of iconic land
- 40+ flower and grass species per square metre
- 1939-45 wartime relics and home of historic Wanstone Gun Battery
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Why is this land vital?
A great British icon
You’ll help open up a unique coastal habitat that has inspired artists and poets for centuries.
You’ll help protect a diverse landscape rich with wildlife and 40 or more species of flowers and grasses per square metre.
Stories to share
We'll work to preserve and share the story of the gun batteries at Wanstone Farm, so more people can experience this unique heritage.
You’ll help conserve important history and heritage for future generations to enjoy.
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. With your support, we can continue to protect the irreplaceable. For ever, for everyone.