Our views on coast, marine and water

Pwlldu Bay, Gower Peninsula, Swansea, Wales

We’re working with nature to achieve a sustainable future for our precious water resources. With 775 miles of the coastline under our care we’re playing our part to protect our shifting shores.

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.


Warden Chris Lingard removing military fency at Wembury Point, Devon

Fifty years of land use change at the coast 

Fifty years ago we commissioned our first survey of land use along the coast as part of the Neptune Coastline Campaign. Now we've surveyed the coast again - find out what's changed in that time.

Family visitors walking along the clifftop at The White Cliffs of Dover, Kent, on a sunny day in August.

Securing an England Coast Path by 2020 

We’re working with the Ramblers to ensure that the Government remains focused on delivering a coast path around England by 2020. Have your say and support the Ramblers’ One Coast For All campaign.

Water
Blakeney Point Board Walk

From source to sea 

Water is essential to us in our role in caring for and promoting the importance of nature and heritage.

The footbridge washed away after the storm.

Natural Flood Management

Best practice through partnership working.

A view of flooded fields from Glastonbury Tor, Somerset

Living with change - managing water and flooding 

We examine the ways climate change has impacted on the north coast of Somerset, and how we're responding.