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Discover the coast of North West England on holiday or on your doorstep


Walks - Sefton Coast, Merseyside


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North West England beaches
North West England Beaches from the UK Beach Guide...

Sands of Time
This site provides information on the sand dunes of the Sefton Coast, north west England...

Find a beach in the North West & do your bit to keep them clean & safe...

Best beaches in Merseyside
List of the top 10 beaches in Merseyside as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website...

Lancashire Coast and Seaside Breaks
An overview with further pages including beaches, bird watching, walking and resorts.

Lancashire Coastal Way - LDWA
The Coastal Way follows the coastline between Merseyside and Cumbria...

Best beaches in Lancashire
List of the top 10 beaches in Lancashire as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website...

Cumbria Coast - Living Seas NW
Cumbria Coast was designated as a Marine Conservation Zone in 2013 to protect a wide range of habitats...

Solway Coast AONB
The area stretches from its easterly boundary at Floriston on the Border Esk to Maryport...

Cumbrian Coast Line - Scenic Rail
The Cumbrian Coast Line is perfect for those wanting to explore the great outdoors...

The Cumbria Coastal Way
Visit Cumbria presents a detailed walkers diary of a walk along the Cumbria Coast.

Cumbria Coast MCZ
Detailing this Marine Conservation Zone at the Atlas of Marine Protection website.

West Cumbria Coast – Overview
Details of towns, villages and places along the coast at Visit Cumbria.

Best beaches in Cumbria
List of the top 10 beaches in Cumbria as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website...

Sponsored Listings

Haven Holiday Coastal Parks

Pitches for tents and tourers to family friendly chalets and lodges by the sea. Family friendly with all amenities on site leaving you free to explore the coast by day. With 3 sites on this stretch of coast - Lakeland in Cumbria, Cala Gran on the Lancashire coast and by Marton Mere nature reserve.

Rural Retreats by the Sea

100's of wonderful properties on the British Coast including High Bridge Haven in Cumbria, a cedar lodge overlooking the Duddon Estuary with one bed, garden, stunning views, wood burning stove and hot tub. Perfect for coastal and lake district adventurers.

North West Coast News

RSS Latest News – North West Coastal Forum
  • NW Marine Plans: Annual Monitoring Survey 19th October 2020
    Closes 15th December 2020 The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is asking stakeholders in the north west of England to take part in the annual monitoring survey to gather baseline information on the draft North West Marine Plan. This is the first time the MMO has run the survey in the north west and they willRead […]
  • WAMM outputs – Coastal Data Explorer, Policy & Legislation StoryMap and Workshop Presentations 19th October 2020
    The Wholescape Approach to Marine Management ‘WAMM’ project, which supports a more collaborative approach between Coastal and CaBA partnerships to build knowledge and expertise to enhance delivery for the coastal and estuarine environment nationwide, is nearing its conclusion and a range of useful outputs are now available (see link below). Coastal Data Explorer: The CoastalRead […]
  • Solway Firth Coastal Conversations Online 15th October 2020
    The Solway Coast AONB and the Solway Firth Partnership are presenting a series of webinars that focus on cross boarder topics such as salt, military history and farm steads. The first talk of the series, ‘Salt on the Solway’, focuses on the Solway’s salt making heritage. The speakers, Andrew Fielding and John Pickin, will summarise our current understandingRead […]
  • Consultation: Marine Strategy Part Two: Monitoring Programmes 13th October 2020
    Closes 23:45, 17th November 2020 Defra, the Northern Ireland Executive, the Scottish Government and the Welsh Government are seeking views on the updated marine monitoring programmes for the state of the UK’s seas. The proposed monitoring programmes will be used to gather evidence on the status of different parts of the UK marine environment toRead […]
  • Consultation – Whelk Management Measures 2020 – extension 13th October 2020
    Closes 1st November 2020 The Welsh Government is consulting on proposals to introduce: an authorisation scheme for licenced and registered UK vessels fishing for whelks (Buccinum undatum) with pots in the Welsh zone an annual limit on the total amount of whelk that can be taken from the Welsh zone a flexible monthly landing capRead […]
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