Coast & beaches

As an island nation, we all feel a strong connection to the coast. We look after more than 775 miles of coastline, all year round

Two people play in the waves on the Jurassic Coast

Your shores...

Count House Cottage, near Botallack, Cornwall

Stay in Poldark country 

For the true Poldark experience, why not book a stay at Count House Cottage and explore Cornwall’s coast and mining heritage from your door. The cosy cottage was once a workshop and is close to the Botallack Mine Count House. It has magnificent sea views and the South West Coast Path is just metres away.

A volunteer clears bracken on the coast

Volunteering on the Yorkshire Coast

A day of volunteer conservation work at our special place can involve anything from woodland work or fencing to dry stone walling, footpath repairs or biological surveys.

Stormy coast

Our coast is at risk 

From rockpools to rugged cliffs, if you love the beauty of the coast, help us protect it from extreme weather and climate change. Your help will mean our coast can be enjoyed for years to come.


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