Our Coast, Our Sea - Learning on the Northumberland and Berwickshire Coast

The Northumberland and Berwickshire coast is a wonderful area to visit with lots to learn and enjoy. ‘Our Coast Our Sea’ aims to make it even better, offering inspiring ideas for your visit and helping you discover providers of exciting activities for adults and children.


Use the map to find out about the places you can visit in the North Northumberland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Berwickshire and North Northumberland Coast European Marine Site.

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18 AUG

Experience a ‘Sense of Place’ in the North East’s protected landscapes

The Northern Lands Partnership has launched an exciting new training scheme for businesses operating in the North East’s Protected Landscapes. Called ‘Sense of Place’ the scheme is designed to equip businesses with enhanced skills in welcoming visitors, improve product knowledge and become Protected Landscape ambassadors.

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18 JUN

Hoping to tern rare seabird’s fortunes around

A team of dedicated conservationists are working along the Northumberland coast this summer to help improve the breeding success of one of the UK’s rarest seabirds.

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27 MAY

Climate change leaving seabirds with nowhere to tern

One of the UK’s rarest seabirds could become a victim of climate change as rising seas and increased coastal flooding squeeze the UK’s coastline. In response to this threat, a major new five-year partnership project has been established to help secure the future of little terns in the UK.

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Learning resources

Find learning resources and providers of activities for schools, families, youth and adult groups. Discover more about learning and teaching in coastal and marine locations.

boats with the shore in sight

Inspire me

Stuck for ideas? Here you will find some fun activities for your friends, family or school trip.

Get involved

Find events in the calendar, connect with other people and get more involved in looking after the cultural and environmental heritage of this beautiful area.

Lend a hand

There are currently no upcoming Lend a hand activities planned. Check back soon!