***** 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.

COAST Newsletter Archive


19/12/2016 – Best of 2016 and celebrating the life of Tom Vella-Boyle

01/12/2016 – COAST Newsletter -Flotilla against fish farm expansion

13/10/2016 – Marine protected areas threatened by fish farms – Autumn news from COAST

03/08/2016 – Arran’s MPA a tourism dynamo – COAST August 2016 Newsletter

21/06/2016 – COAST in favour of staying in EU

08/06/2016 – Money matters for MPA’s – COAST June 2016 

06/04/2016 – COAST asks candidates for inclusive marine governance

10/02/2016 – South Arran MPA now legally enforced – COAST February 2016 Newsletter

22/01/2016 – Prawn lobby attack on Scotland’s MPAs

18/12/2015 – Season’s Greetings – Marine Conservation Order now before parliament

02/12/2015 – Winter marine news from the people of Arran

30/10/2015 – Rural Affairs Committee urges speedy implementation of MPAs

14/10/2015 – COAST newsletter – MPAs: Delays threaten marine recovery

26/08/2015 – August Newsletter: Summer marine news from Arran

11/02/2015 – Winter marine news from the Isle of Arran

04/12/2014 – COAST wins Nature of Scotland Award for Marine Conservation

08/10/2014 – Autumn marine news from the shores of Arran

07/08/2014 – Summer marine news from Arran – a community making a difference

07/08/2014 – Summer marine news from Arran – a community making a difference

04/06/2014 – June bumper issue of marine news from Arran

09/04/2014 – Spring Marine News: COAST walks on water for MPAs and other marine news

05/02/2014 – February marine news from the Isle of Arran

11/12/2013 – Festive Marine News from COAST!

06/11/2013 – Marine news and last chance to respond to Arran’s MPA (7 days to go)

09/10/2013 – Rare Clyde fish filmed as MPA consultation enters final month

02/08/2013 – Have your say on the Arran MPA. Marine news from COAST.

05/06/2013 – June marine news and latest on the Arran MPA

10/04/2013 – April marine news from COAST – Latest on the Arran Community Marine Reserve and much more

06/02/2013 – February marine news from COAST – find out what’s really happening in our waters.