***** The Marine Visitor Centre is now re-open, with new policies and procedures in place to ensure the safety of everyone *****
– Unless exempt, please wear a face covering
– Only one household, or two individuals inside at any time
– For health & safety, we’ve had to modify our displays and minimise our hands-on experience
– Opening days/hours are subject to weekly change – please check our facebook page for most recent updates

The Lamlash Tennis Courts are fully open, on a “pay as you play” basis – please put money in the honesty box at the courts or donate to us online via our website. We are unable to provide equipment at this time, and all players participate at their own risk.

A Binnie Staff

Andrew Binnie

Interim Manager Andrew is a long-term supporter of COAST, previously worked for us for six years as Executive Director; he wrote the proposal for the South Arran Marine Protected Area and negotiated the purchase of the Octopus Centre back in 2016.

Sheridan Waldon

Book Keeper Sheridan is responsible for COAST’s book keeping and financial reports. She moved to Arran 17 years ago because she loves being by the sea.
Andy Telford

Andy Telford

Fundraising Officer Andy previously worked for COAST as Community Outreach & Admin Officer from 2013-2015, before travelling and working across the globe for five years. After returning to Arran, he was contracted to lead our fundraising strategy and help assist with project management.

Patricia Templeton

Treasurer Recently retired to Arran, Patricia is an experienced audit, governance and risk management practitioner with 30 years experience in the private and public sectors. She has a love of all things outdoors, especially training & rehabilitating her 2 rescue dogs, and supporting & fundraising for her own and other dog charities. 
Sibbie Sangster

Sibbie Sangster

Sibbie is a keen sailor and cyclist. She formerly worked in adult education and was COAST’s Treasurer for 13 years. She recently retired her post but remains as a trustee. Click her photograph for more information.