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Annan Museum has opened with a splash! The first exhibition of the year is 'Out of the Blue – Solway Seafood' which tells the story of fishing along the Solway coast....Read More beside Wind Turbines on Cumbria coast resized.jpg

The Marine Management Organisation is starting the next phase of marine plans including producing a plan for the North West ...Read more photo.jpg

Marine Citizen Science workshops places still available ....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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SFP has published a booklet about the WW2 Heritage of Loch Ryan with a guide to places to visit around the Loch ...More

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