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 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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22 APR

Easter Stargazing

The Northumberland Coast AONB Partnership and Northumberland Astronomical Society (NASTRO) are delighted to announce that they are holding a Stargazing event as part of the 2014 International Dark Sky Week 20th – 26th April. The event will be held on Tuesday 22nd April starting at 8.00pm at the Barn at Beal, with the café kindly opening in order to serve hot and cold drinks and a selection of cakes.

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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.


Shorebird Celebration!

30 July 2014
Holy Island

Summer concerts 2014

31 July 2014

Lend a hand

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