Coastline

The coastline we love is under increasing threat. With over 780 miles of it under our care, we're making sure it's well protected

Sandscale Haws and the Duddon Valley Estuary, nr Barrow in Furness, Cumbria
Coastline at Giant's Causeway

Did you know...? 

The National Trust cares for over 780 miles of coastline in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Here are a few things you might not have known about our shores.

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Shifting shores

Thanks to your generous donations, we’re now looking after more than 780 miles of the UK’s coastline. Our coast and marine specialist Phil Dyke explains how the changing climate is threatening our shifting shores, and how your continued support will help protect the natural coastal landscapes we love.

Rangers repairing a coastal path

Help protect the coastline 

We want to make sure the coastline in our care remains safe for everyone to enjoy, for ever. Give today and together, we can help nature recover, bring people closer to it, and ensure our shared history continues to inspire us all. Thank you for your continued support.

Fighting the plastic tide

Marine litter on a beach

Phasing out single use plastics at our places 

The National Trust is committed to creating safe and healthy places for nature and wildlife to thrive. To help safeguard nature for the future, we're phasing out single use plastics at the places we care for. Find out our plan to go plastic free.

Give

We're a charity and rely on your donations to help our conservation work