The Thanet Coast Project works with local people to help safeguard the wildlife and the coastlines’ unique features, and is now reliant upon 100% donations and grants – from public contributions to local businesses. Please help support local coastal and marine conservation wildlife with any donations to help our coastal and marine conservation activities. If you would like to sponsor a project please do get in touch.
Health: We would like you to be vigilant and safe on our coast: here’s the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) information; local and national Bird Flu advice; and bathing water quality classifications / results for you to take into account.
Order: Thanet ‘Beaches and Coast Public Space Protection Order’ (PSPO) replaced the former coastal bylaws in 2021 and is supported by the Beach & Coast PSPO code of conduct. Beach & Coast Code of Conduct Beach Leaflet (PDF, 7.1MB) ; & Coast PSPO Sign.
Codes: You can help reduce your impact on the coast by following the voluntary Thanet Coastal Codes for different recreational activities.
Public events: Look at WHAT’S ON
Competition: East Kent Coast Photographic Competition = Exhibitions
Online: ‘Virtual Seashore Safaris‘ (Series of 5 short videos)
Leaflet / Guidance: Rockpooling Fun (PDF Booklet) to help you explore our coast
Notify: Planning a School or Group Excursion or Beach Clean – to the Thanet Coast – and notification scheme for landowner permission, advice on trips and view the free on-line educational resources (& toolkits for four of our local bays)
Advice: Shellfish research/harvesting/collecting/reporting (Thanet Coast)
Advice: Dog walking on the Thanet coast
Online Donations! If you are able to help with a donation – then please do help to support the Thanet Coast Project work & volunteers.
Volunteering as a Coastal Warden/Guardian (NE Kent) from Seasalter and Whitstable to Sandwich Bay. You can register and receive free introductory training to help ‘look after your local bay or stretch of coastline’.
Beach Cleans on the Thanet Coast: how to submit an online notification for permission, and organise a beach clean – or find a group in your area.
Follow the Thanet Coastal Codes to help safeguard coastal marine and bird life whilst enjoying the coast.
Return of the Turnstone: How you can help our coastal birds this winter!
Managing the North East Kent Coast – management and action
Thanet Coast MCZ designation – a closer look (DEFRA, Nov 2013/19)
Highlighting a Coastal Code = ‘Fossils on our coast‘
Latest coastal news from around the Thanet Coast
The Thanet Coast Project gratefully acknowledges public donations, and donations from Haeckels of Margate in 2020/21, and Southern Water in 2022 and 2023 – to ensure that we can continue our remit and work.