Highly Protected Marine Areas

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Basking shark ©Alexander Mustard/2020VISION

Protecting marine life across the North West

Together with our supporters, volunteers and members we are committed to helping marine life thrive across the North West and throughout the Irish Sea.

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Welly walk ©Chris Vere

Live seal cam

Grey seals © Jamie Hall

Secret of the Sea story trail

Make the most of our wildlife on the coast


Starfish & Strawberry Anemone. Photo: Kay Foster

Discover more about our sea life

Starfish & Strawberry Anemone. Photo: Kay Foster

Learn about coastal and marine habitats

Sunlight through shallow water © Paul Naylor

Explore the best coastal spots for wildlife

Vipers bulgloss at South Walney Nature Reserve

The Wildlife Trusts play a very important part in protecting our natural heritage. I would encourage anyone who cares about wildlife to join them
Sir David Attenborough

Find your local Wildlife Trust

Bird watching at South Walney Nature Reserve