“The Community of Arran Seabed Trust (COAST) is a community-led organisation that has made a huge difference to the conservation and restoration of the seas around Arran and the Clyde for the past 25 years. We stand for a diverse, abundant and beautiful marine environment for everyone.”

Current newsletter

COAST Winter News
2024: Now you SEA It!
As we reflect on a successful year, we announce some exciting news for 2024. Read on to discover what plans lie ahead for COAST, what visitors said, what our partner organisations are up to and a tribute to a dear supporter.

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Dr Robin Jenks – A COAST Stalwart

Dr Robin Jenks, who sadly passed away on the 10th of November, will be greatly missed by all who knew him. For over 11 years, Robin served on COAST’s Community Advisory Panel, volunteering considerable time to help improve the biodiversity of the waters around Arran.

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Now You SEA It! Project gains vital funding

We’re delighted to announce we have received grant funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, Highlands and Islands Environment Foundation and The Helvellyn Trust to support youth development work and scoping studies for redevelopment of the Discovery Centre site and grounds.

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Opening Hours

COAST Discovery Centre,
Old Pavilion,
Isle of Arran,
KA27 8LS

Tel: 01770 600 656