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Somerset's Brilliant Coast: Turning the Tide

Sunday 1 September 09:30 - 14:45

WalkWheelchair access

A day of inspirational talks and discussions for anyone with an interest in Somerset's Brilliant Coast to:

  • celebrate the first year of SWT's Somerset's Brilliant Coast project
  • Showcase the amazing diversity of our coast and some of the great work that has been going on to protect it
  • Explore some of the threats, global and local, that are facing it

Along with our partners and stakeholders, we will be asking what your concerns are and signposting ways you and your communities can address the challenges facing the coastal and marine environment in Somerset and beyond.

See the programme of the day by clicking here. 

There will be the chance to sign up for exciting projects that are coming up. It’s time to turn the tide!

Where: Kilve Court Residential Centre, Kilve, TA5 1EA (free car parking onsite)

Booking/Contact information: booking essential. Contact Mark Ward at for more information. 

To book please visit Eventbrite here.

Cost: £10 per head to cover the booking fee and the cost of the buffet lunch and refreshments. SWT is subsidising this event and any donations to our charitable work will be welcome on the day. 

Refreshments/dietary requirements: A cold buffet lunch with vegetarian options and tea/coffee and biscuits are provided. Please email if you have any further dietary requirements.

Additional information:  Suitable for people with limited mobility/wheelchair accessible. This event is aimed at adults, but teenagers and older children are very welcome to attend. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. No dogs allowed on site (except guide dogs).

Later in the afternoon there will be free guided walks at Kilve Beach exploring local geology and marine biology. These can be booked separately at:

Kilve Beach Geo-pootle

Kilve Rocky Shore Explore & Rockpool Safari

The geology walk will have limited numbers.

You might also be interested in our guided Kelp Forest Foray further along the coast at Porlock Weir which is happening the day before this event on 31st August.

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