Whitehaven Coast

Walkers on Whitehaven Coast, Cumbria

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

Guillemot colony at Whitehaven Coast, Cumbria

Alive with summer wildlife

The Whitehaven Coast is simply teeming with wildlife in the summer months - but be quick if you don’t want to miss the spectacular seabird colonies!

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Whitehaven Coast

What's on 

Upcoming events

Whitehaven beach clean

Sat 21 Sep 2019
10:30-12:00
We're joining up with the Colourful Coast Partnership to help remove marine litter and beach plastics.

St Bees beach clean

Thu 26 Sep 2019
14:00-15:30
Join us and the Colourful Coast Partnership at St Bees beach to help remove marine litter and tackle the marine plastics problem.

Wild Art Week

Mon 21 Oct 2019
10:00-15:00
Pop on your coat and go wild with a bit of outsized and outdoors art.

Community bonfire

Tue 05 Nov 2019
18:00-20:00
Come and join us for a cliff top bonfire high above Whitehaven where you get the best view of everyone else's fireworks!
Whitehaven Coast

Wildlife

Whitehaven Coast

Our work

Rosebay willowherb on the Whitehaven coast, Cumbria

Our response to the 2019 Marchon housing development consultation 

Our response to the 2019 housing development consultation at the former Marchon site

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