See individual sections below for links to:

  • Sources of data and information
  • Conservation Advice Packages
  • Marine Licencing Guidance
  • Marine Planning
  • Marine Strategy and Policy
  • Volunteering Opportunities
  • Member Organisations of the Berwickshire and Northumberland Marine Nature Partnership
  • Other Organisations Involved in Marine Management
  • Other Coastal Partnerships

Please contact us and let us know if any of the links given here are no longer working.


Sources of data and information:

MAGIC website

North East Coastal Observatory

Marine Scotland Information

SNH Site Link (Scottish Designated Sites Information)

Designated Sites View (English Designated Sites Information)

SEPA Water Classification Hub

Environment Agency Catchment Data Explorer

MMO Marine Information System

National Biodiversity Network (NBN) Atlas

Northumberland IFCA publications and reports

Natural England Publications

Environmental Records Information Centre (ERIC) North East

The Wildlife Information Centre (TWIC)

GB Non-Native Species Secretariat

BTO WeBS Reports Online


Conservation Advice Packages for MPAs:





Marine Licencing Guidance:





Marine Planning:





Marine Strategy and Policy:


Scotland’s National Marine Plan

UK Marine strategy part one: UK initial assessment and good environmental status

UK Marine strategy part two: UK marine monitoring programmes

UK Marine strategy part three: UK programme of measures

UK Marine Policy Statement

A Green Future: Our 25 Year Plan to Improve the Environment

Marine Visualisation Resources


SNH Scotland’s Seas playlist (32 videos)

SNH Scotland’s Seas – virtual dives (8 videos)

Natural England Marine Playlist (24 videos)


Volunteering Opportunities:


Coast Care Northumberland

Capturing Our Coast


The Big Microplastic Survey

The Great Nurdle Hunt


The Great Eggcase Hunt


Member Organisations of the Berwickshire and Northumberland Marine Nature Partnership:


Scottish Natural Heritage

Natural England

Marine Scotland

Marine Management Organisation

Environment Agency

Scottish Environment Protection Agency

Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority

River Tweed Commission

Northumberland County Council

Scottish Borders Council

North Tyneside Council

St Abbs Harbour Trust

Eyemouth Harbour Trust

Berwick Harbour Commission

North Sunderland Harbour Commission

Warkworth Harbour Commissioners

Blyth Harbour Commission

Maritime and Coastguard Agency

Northern Lighthouse Board

Trinity House

Historic England

Northumbrian Water Ltd.

Ministry of Defence

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

National Trust for Scotland

Northumberland Wildlife Trust


Other organisations involved locally in Marine Management:


St Abbs and Eyemouth Voluntary Marine Reserve

The Northumberland Coast AONB




Other Coastal Partnerships:


Durham Heritage Coast Partnership

Exe Estuary Partnership

Flamborough Head European Marine Site

Humber Nature Partnership

Morecambe Bay Partnership

Plymouth Sound & Tamar Estuaries Marine Protected Area

Severn Estuary Partnership

The Solent Forum

The Solway Partnership

Teesmouth & Cleveland Coast

Thanet Coast

Wash & North Norfolk Coast


Story Maps:

Northumberland Marine SPA