The Coast of South Wales
Discover the coast of South Wales on holiday or on your doorstep
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Family friendly parks by the sea with camping pitches, chalets and lodges with all amenities on site, leaving you free to explore the coast and sandy beaches of South Wales.
A vast portfolio of self-catering cottages including two charming cottages on the south coast of Wales at Nash Point Lighthouse site on The Glamorgan Heritage Coast.
Support UK fishers and get local, sustainable seafood delivered to your door
As the global Coronavirus pandemic continues to impact restaurants and businesses, it has never been more important to support local, responsible fishers and suppliers.
Marine life could bounce back by 2050, according to new study
According to scientists in a new study, marine life could bounce back from the degrading effects of climate change by 2050.
Stunning images and strange stories – from frilled sharks to clapping seals and more
The latest MCS members magazine ‘Marine Conservation’ is out and features some very bizarre stories from the ocean as well as a celebration of the work we have been doing in Scotland over the last two decades. If you’re not a member, read on to get a flavour of the contents, and find out how you can get four fantastic editions a year.
Maintaining social distance at the beach
Thinking about the environment could help lift our moods and contribute to improving our mental health which may be under a strain just now. The health benefits of the sea and other ‘blue spaces’ are well documented - being by the coast can help with anxiety and stress, as well as making you feel more connected to nature.
Plastic straws, cotton buds and balloon sticks could be outlawed in Wales by 2021
Plans to scrap a number single-use plastic items have been announced by the Welsh government. A consultation on the proposals will take place in the coming months, and legislation will then need to be passed before the measures can be put in place.
New Good Fish Guide ratings spell trouble for trawled cuttlefish
The latest update to our Good Fish Guide ratings are out today and we're sad to see trawl-caught cuttlefish from the English Channel move onto our list of red rated 'Fish to Avoid'.
MCS informs research project to tackle marine litter in Wales
The first stage of the Clean Seas Wales Partnership’s action plan to tackle marine litter has been completed. MCS, Keep Wales Tidy and environmental consultants, Eunomia, have worked to drive forward research, which will form the evidence base for the next stages of this vital work.
MCS calls for ban of 'forever chemicals’ lurking in bathroom cabinets
MCS has identified bathroom staples which contain invisible ‘forever chemicals’ PFAS, which remain in the marine environment for many years and can have a detrimental impacts on the ocean and the animals within it.
New project launched to help protect seagrass across England
Seagrass are the lungs of coastal seas. Coastal seas are the lungs of the oceans. The sea is the lungs of planet earth. Seagrass is 35x as efficient as rainforests at locking in CO2. This is because of the extensive, deep root systems and their rapid growth rate
Sussex Authority proposes ban on inshore trawling to help kelp forest recover
A bylaw which will see trawling excluded from a 117 square mile area of Sussex coastline to allow the recovery of kelp forests has been propsed. It follows an MCS-supported campaign ‘Help our Kelp’ that was also backed by Sir David Attenborough.
Update: Kemp's ridley turtle rescued on Seaford Beach
A kemp's ridley turtle (initially misidentified as an olive ridley) rescued by swimmers off Seaford beach, East Sussex, has died say staff at Brighton’s Sea Life Centre.
We want you to say no to Red Rated seafood
Plenty more fish in the sea? Maybe not! The way we catch and produce fish is damaging our seas. Fishing and fish farming are changing our oceans and we’re driving the demand for fish that are endangered or at risk.