Sustainable heating from the sea
PlasNewydd

Plas Newydd, an 18th century mansion on the Anglesey coast, Wales, is the first National Trust property to install a marine source heat pump, providing a long-term, low-maintenance, sustainable heating approach for the property.

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Author: Keith Jones, National Trust

Location: Anglesey, Wales

Walk the entire Welsh coastline
Group of friends having a drink on terrace overlooking beach
Ty Newydd Hotel
Aberdaron
Lleyn Peninsula
Gwynedd
North
Towns And Villages

The Wales Coast Path is the first in the world to encompass a country’s entire coastline. It connects local communities to their beautiful and diverse coast and it supports several thousands of businesses.

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Author: Wales Coast Path

Location: Wales

Community-led marine conservation
COAST

A community marine conservation organisation in the Firth of Clyde in Scotland is leading the way in promoting better protection of the marine environment to the benefit of people and the economy.

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Author: COAST (Community of Arran Seabed Trust)

Location: Isle of Arran, Firth of Clyde, Scotland

Supporting the fishing community
Hastings Fishermen's Protection Society

The Hastings Fishermen’s Protection Society is helping to promote the social, cultural and economic value of the UK’s largest beach-launched fishing fleets.

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Author: Hastings Fishermen’s Protection Society

Location: East Sussex, South East England

The South West Coast Path
"SWCP Minehead start" by Geof Sheppard - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

The South West Coast Path is used all year round by walkers, who contribute millions of pounds into shops and businesses in the region supporting almost 10,000 local jobs.

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Author: The South West Coast Path team

Location: South West England

Footprints in the sand
Thanet Coast Project

The Thanet Coast Project reconnected people from deprived areas of Kent with their coast, increasing their knowledge of local cultural heritage, helping address health inequalities and developing conservation skills.

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Author: Thanet Coast Project

Location: Thanet, Kent, South East England

The coast as an educational resource
Sea class

Learn to Sea is an award-winning marine education facility in South Devon, run by the marine biologist Maya Plass, which uses the coast as an educational resource.

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Author: Maya Plass

Location: South Devon, South West England