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Draft National Marine Plan is laid before the Scottish Parliament.... Read More the beach at Silloth slider.jpg

New Site Improvement Plan (SIP) for the Solway Firth... Read More nets at Annan withthe Cumbrian hills behind.  Photo Mike Hallfront.jpg

Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is about to launch its Draft Management Plan 2015-2020... Read more

What is Solway Firth


Solway Firth Partnership 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

Changes to the waterfront regeneration play a key role at Loch Ryan. Solway Firth Partnership is using marine planning to identify management needs and opportunities for enhanced community amenity and economic regeneration of the surrounding area.


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The Out of the Blue project - Providing support for the Solway sea food industry and working towards sustainability...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 winter issue of Tidelines featuring updates and news about the Solway is now available for download here....More
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