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.
Author: Keith Jones, National Trust
Location: Anglesey, Wales
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.
Author: Wales Coast Path
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.
Author: COAST (Community of Arran Seabed Trust)
Location: Isle of Arran, Firth of Clyde, Scotland
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.
Author: Hastings Fishermen’s Protection Society
Location: East Sussex, South East England
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.
Author: The South West Coast Path team
Location: South West England
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.
Author: Thanet Coast Project
Location: Thanet, Kent, South East England
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.
Author: Maya Plass
Location: South Devon, South West England