***** Please note the Octopus Centre is currently CLOSED to the public, following Government advice regarding the Covid-19 outbreak*****

The Lamlash Tennis Courts are now open, as per Scot Gov. routemap guidelines. All tennis is “pay as you play” – 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; please adhere to Scot. Gov regulations on social distancing and household mingling.

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.
Katie Clark

Katy Clark

Katy Clark MP was made COAST Ambassador for her invaluable support and help to COAST as our former Westminster MP.

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Kenneth Gibson

Kenneth Gibson

Kenneth Gibson MSP received his COAST Ambassador certificate from Howard Wood for his tireless support to COAST over many years.

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Doug Anderson

Doug Anderson

Doug Anderson has worked worldwide creating underwater sequences for award winning BBC series such as “The Blue Planet”, “Planet Earth” and “Life”.

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Don MacNeish

Don MacNeish

COAST co-founder Don MacNeish and Doug Anderson became COAST's first official ambassadors. Don played a huge part in the Lamlash Bay No Take Zone campaign.
Leigh Howarth

Leigh Howarth

Dr Leigh Howarth, formerly of York University, spent many summers on Arran leading a team of researchers investigating the effects of the Lamlash Bay No Take Zone. You can find his published research papers under the Research section of our website.