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

50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

Sat 25 May 2019
10:00-15:00
Pick up or download your free trail map for self-led and fun-filled family walks this school holiday.

St Bees beach clean

Thu 30 May 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.

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 beach clean

Thu 27 Jun 2019
10:30-12:00
We're joining up with the Colourful Coast Partnership to help remove marine litter and beach plastics.

Muscle Meadows - part of National Meadow day

Sat 06 Jul 2019
10:00-15:00
Take a closer look at what is living in the flower rich grassland around Haig Pit whilst testing your strength by weeding out some of the more invasive or unpalatable species.
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