The coastline we love is under increasing threat. With over 775 miles of it under our care, we're making sure it's well protected

Walking in Murlough National Nature Reserve, County Down
Marine litter on a beach

Phasing out single use plastics at our places 

We're committed to creating safe and healthy places for nature and wildlife to thrive. To help us safeguard nature for the future, we're phasing out single use plastics at our places. Find out how we're kicking the plastic habit.

Meet our coastal rangers

Walking on the South West coast path near Pencarrow Head, Cornwall

Caring for coastal footpaths 

Find out how we've been looking after the hundreds of miles of coastal paths in our care.

The storms battering the dunes

Living with change: Our shifting shores 

We're tackling the threats of a changing coastline to safeguard the coastline you love.


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Each year thousands of volunteers join us in caring for all the special places you love