100 Days later: Lessons from this winter’s storms


The National Trust’s Shifting Shores strategy is about adapting to coastal change to survive it. Most timely and relevant after the recent storms!

Originally posted on National Trust Press Office:

The coastline in the South West of England saw more drama than Coronation Street or EastEnders this winter. Dramatic pictures made for a compelling story as the coast was hit hard by the worst weather in living memory. National Trust coast and marine adviser Tony Flux reflects on some of the lessons from the storms 100 days after the last big weather event on Valentine’s Day:

It can be quite tricky to get your head around coastal change. Often the stretches of coast that we love to visit will appear to be changing very little during our lifetime. We think of the coast as a constant; a place that we know well.

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Giant Steps

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Originally posted on North Cornwall National Trust:
[gallery type="slideshow" ids="349,350,351" orderby="rand"] Local legend tells of the giant Bedruthan who used some rocky stacks as stepping stones for a shortcut across the beach. True tale or Victorian invention, we’ll be needing…

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