Whitehaven Coast

Whitehaven Harbour and Candlestick

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

Tulips in bloom above Whitehaven harbour, Cumbria

Spring gets a helping hand on the coast

Volunteers plant thousands of spring bulbs on the clifftops of Whitehaven Coast every year, for a truly colourful coast...

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Whitehaven Coast

What's on 

Upcoming events

St Bees beach clean

Thu 28 Mar 2019
10:30-12:00
Join us and the Colourful Coast Partnership at St Bees beach to help remove marine litter and tackle the marine plastics problem.

Community Heather Planting day on the coast

Thu 11 Apr 2019
11:00-15:00
Join us on site to plant seedlings to encourage heather to spread over the cliffs at the Haig.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt 2019

Sat 20 Apr 2019
11:00-14:30
You get fresh salty breezes and cliff top views free with our family fun Easter activities and Cadbury chocolate prize!

Whitehaven beach clean

Thu 25 Apr 2019
10:30-12:00
We're joining up with the Colourful Coast Partnership to help remove marine litter and beach plastics.

Walk and work - behind the scenes at Birkhams Quarry

Wed 12 Jun 2019
10:00-13:00
Join us for this unique opportunity to carry out some practical conservation work in a working quarry.

Mid summer nights wildflower wander

Wed 19 Jun 2019
19:00-20:30
Walk through the meadow restoration at Whitehaven Coast with an opportunity to spot the unique Bee Orchid.
Whitehaven Coast

Wildlife

Whitehaven Coast

Our work

Wildflowers at Birkhams Quarry, Whitehaven Coast, Cumbria

Beyond our boundaries at Birkhams Quarry 

Read about one of the ways we're working beyond our own boundaries, as part of the Colourful Coast partnership, to promote nature in this post industrial landscape

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