wonderful wonderful willow
Willow is awesome. It turns wetland into better habitat, helps store water, captures carbon, creates pollinator space and offers material for baskets, walls, fencing and staking. Awesome.
discovering the extraordinary
What's the best way to communicate our heritage? Books? Songs? Semaphore? Here's a few tips...
tamar valley: interactive heritage map
Fabulous resource - it's addictive to find out who the real people are behind the landscape around us - their names, their farms, their lives...
south west and midlands now in drought
Official drought zones have been declared in a further 17 English counties, as a warning came that water shortages could last until Christmas.
loss of bees would cost uk 2billion a year
Every hotel, B&B, campsite and cafe garden is needed! Imagine how many acres that is!
david attenborough and population growth
David Attenborough urges big business to protect land from population growth
thinking beyond the gates?
Julia Schonharl writes about tourism and human rights in 2012: Can we ask anybody to think beyond the fences of the holiday resort?
tamar valley: a place of feasts
Apples, apple juice, cider, strawberries, raspberries, cherries, meats, cheeses, honey and ice cream.....the best.
tamar valley: a place of many lives
Heritage and culture. They're both biggies. And little wonder. But remember they're a living concept; and that they're about people; and stories. Always. So think about how you might tell them...
tamar valley: an introduction
Start here; this sets you off nicely and helps you use the Tamar Valley tools to your best advantage.
tamar valley: food and farming valley style
There's a fantastic new project developing in the Tamar Valley. Just loads and loads of common sense.....
tamar valley: grow local
This is one of those ideas that should just exist. It's just common sense. Common food sense. Read on.
tamar valley: the book of the valley
A Tamar Valley book launched by Plymouth School Children and students..and it's a delight.
now, that's the way to do it
As well as complete case studies, we have examples of individual areas of good practice - an inspiration...
outstanding cornwall: national conference 2011
The National Association of Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty held its annual conference in Cornwall this week...
We are working on an European project called STEPPA comparing sustainable tourism practices in protected areas in Europe
In 2007/2008 CoaST delivered the sustainable tourism "outputs" of a large, EU-wide project being run by Natural England called the HEATH Project.
south west coast path map
It's Britain's longest footpath (did you know that?) and our visitors love it to bits. So do we.
cornwall wildlife trust map
Cornwall Wildlife Trust are the fabulous wildlife guys who do extraordinary work across the county - and are good partners of CoaST.
cornwall area of outstanding natural beauty: an intro
Outstanding Cornwall. The most extra-ordinary bits of Cornwall. Use the tools we have developed on this website to help share the love...
An easy way to help our visitors make lots of tiny, and crucial, contributions to their favourite thing about their holiday...
spare food is share food!
Putting fresh milk where it belongs. This is one of those efforts by a small group of determined people that is turning something toe-curlingly wasteful into a thing for good. Sows ears into silk purses. We like things like that.
outstanding cornwall: a smorgasbord of images
The Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty has a slew of stop-you-in-your-tracks photos for you to use...just follow this link.
We believe that good food, good company and happy times go hand in hand with really considerate use of the energy, water, waste and people that go into making them. We’re doing our bit – and then we’ll do even more!
outstanding cornwall: fabulous fables and funky facts
There are more bizarre and compelling facts about the Cornwall AONB than you can shake the proverbial at. We bet you didn't know....
outstanding cornwall: we're in the aonb
One of two logos to use to say you're in the AONB - let us know where, and how you use it...and we can send it to you toute suite...
CoaST is collaborating with the Cornwall AONB and has succesfully secured the Cornwall EUROPARC Charter.
outstanding cornwall: how to share the inspiration!
Five simple tips for words and ways to tell the story and share the joy...
outstanding cornwall: how to share the love...
Five easy action points to help you share the love of the AONB in all its outstandingness...
outstanding cornwall: lusciously local...
You know this. We all want people to buy local, if they can. But sometimes it's tricky for them to know how. We can make it easy...
outstanding cornwall: visitor charter
Bespoke CoaST Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Visitor Charter - use on your website, and in your printed material!
outstanding cornwall: towel card
Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Towel Card - available to all businesses in the AONB on request. With thanks to the Cornwall AONB Unit!
outstanding cornwall: pentire point to widemouth
Tintagel, Widemouth, Boscastle, Pentire and Trebarwith
outstanding cornwall: south coast western
St Michael's Mount, Halzephron, Lizard Peninsula and the Helford River
outstanding cornwall: south coast eastern
Par Sand to Looe; Gribben Head and The Fowey; the coast around Polperro