“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.”

Discovery Centre reopens for 2023!

The Community of Arran Seabed Trust’s pioneering visitor centre, the COAST Discovery Centre, will reopen its doors this Saturday April 1st. After a winter spent carrying out essential maintenance and running public events, the COAST team are excited to welcome island residents and visitors to the centre once again.  

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Ocean Film Night

On Friday 27th January, COAST’s Ocean Film Night brings the big screen to Arran, with a diverse selection of short films all about our seas and why we love them. Information and tickets available below.

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Current newsletter

COAST Summer News
Scotland’s “world leading” Future Catching Policy is anything but – ask your MSP to protect Scotland’s seas from damaging discarding.
Also, in this edition: Secure your space on one of our infamous summer events – both rock pooling and snorkelling are BACK for 2022; we’ve been sharing our story far and wide; proof that donating to COAST directly helps a worthwhile and impactful cause.

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Opening Hours

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

Tel: 01770 600 656