Lead Contact Details

Name: Ciaran Hatsell
Email: chatsell@nts.org.uk
Tel: 018907 71443


Landowner and land manager with bylaw making powers. Charity

Geography Area Covered

All of Scotland

Within Berwickshire, the National Trust for Scotland own and manage the St Abb’s Head National Nature Reserve

Membership Details

The partnership governance groups this organisation is represented on

Marine Protected Areas

The National Trust for Scotland operates, or has management which influence, on the following inshore marine protected areas between Fast Castle Head and the River Tyne:


Management Actions

The National Trust for Scotland has the following management measures in place to ensure its functions and regulatory powers are carried out in a manner that achieves the conservation objectives for the inshore marine protected areas in which it operates:

  1. Raising public awareness about grey seal conservation and the legal protection, including appropriate behaviour around seal pubs
  2. Monitoring of seabird populations
  3. Management of the St Abb’s Head NNR
  4. Engagement with the public  and promotion of relevant codes of conduct

Data, Information and Mapping

National Trust for Scotland holds the following data that could be of interest to other partners who are responsible for managing marine areas:

Annual Seabird monitoring reports for St Abbs:

Seabird Report 2019

Seabird Report 2018

Seabird Report 2017

Seabird Report 2016

Seabird Report 2015

Seabird Report 2014