Report on Marine Invasive Non-Native Species in the Solway reviewed for 2015 -18 ... Read more lr sugar kelp.jpg

Last chance to give feedback on Scotland's first National Marine Plan..... Read more dredge web crop.jpg

Fishermen who work in the waters off the Galloway coast are promoting their sectoral Code of Conduct with a simple message: phone first.... Read more

What is Solway Firth


Solway Firth Partnership is an independent charity that works to support a vibrant and sustainable local economy while respecting, protecting and celebrating the distinctive character, heritage and natural features of our marine and coastal area.


We do this by working with people on both sides of the Solway Firth and further afield on a wide range of projects. We also contribute to development of policies for management of the coast and sea. We aim to engage with as many people as possible to help ensure that local views shape the future of the area.



Loch Ryan

Management Plan

Waterfront regeneration forms a key part of plans for Stranraer's future prosperity. Changes to use of Loch Ryan arising from these developments have been the driver for a new Loch Ryan Management Plan.  This aims to address management needs and identify further opportunities for enhancing the infrastructure around the loch for both local people and visitors.


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The Out of the Blue project aims to support and promote the local sea fisheries and seafood sectors...More

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Making the Most of the Coast Project has commissioned four short films promoting the Solway coastline...More

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The new autumn/winter issue of Tidelines featuring updates and news about the Solway is now available for download here....More
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