Whitehaven Coast

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Our countryside space is open. We ask all visitors to follow government guidance to keep everyone safe

There are hidden gems of history and wildlife along this post-industrial coastline

Discover a colourful coast

Upcoming events

Come out and Play

Sat 20 Aug 2022
Where is the most beautiful place you’ve ever played badminton? Have you ever played with the dramatic cliffs of the Whitehaven coast and the Candlestick chimney as the back drop?

Pollinator Wellbeing Walks

Sat 03 Sep 2022
Brought to you by the National Trust and Cumbria Wildlife Trust as part of the Planting for Pollinators project, join us on a peaceful walk through the wildflowers as we come together to protect these important habitats.

Industrial heritage of the Whitehaven Coast guided walk

Tue 13 Sep 2022
Brought to you by the National Trust for Heritage Open Day. Take in the views and learn about the particular history of the area on a guided walk along the Whitehaven Coast trail.

Planting for Pollinators lend a hand day

Wed 26 Oct 2022
Part of the Planting for Pollinators project, join us for some plug planting on Whitehaven Coast during half term week.
Whitehaven Coast


Common spotted orchid and other wildflowers in long grass

A wildflower wonderland 

Learn more about the wide range of flowers and plants that can found growing in this beautiful area.

Whitehaven Coast

Our work

Rangers repair wall with industrial heritage at Whitehaven, Cumbria

Wall repairs in an industrial landscape 

The team take their traditional skills and materials out to the coast