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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Bumper breeding year for rare seabird in Northumberland

A rare seabird has enjoyed its most successful breeding season for two decades in Northumberland.

This year, 89 little tern chicks fledged along the Northumberland coast at the National Trust’s Long Nanny site in Beadnell Bay and Natural England’s Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve.

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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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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.


Talk - Birds of Prey and Owls

25 October 2014

Lend a hand

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