National Trust launches coastal appeal in bid to buy Bantham beach and Avon estuary

National Trust Press Office

A view from the coast of the golden sands at Bantham beach, popular with families and walkers A view from the coast of the golden sands at Bantham beach, popular with families and walkers

A multi-million pound fundraising appeal is being launched today by the National Trust in a bid to raise money to acquire Bantham beach and the Avon estuary in south Devon.

One of the finest estuaries in South West England and the best surfing beach in south Devon, this coastline is a place that has captured the hearts and minds of generations of holiday-makers and local people.

If the appeal is successful the Trust would maintain the high-quality access enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of people every year and would work hard to further enhance the landscape along the estuary as a home for nature.

A view along the Avon estuary towards Bantham beach and Burgh Island A view along the Avon estuary towards Bantham beach and Burgh Island

Joel Wakeling, a National Trust ranger, who is from south Devon said, “When I think of Bantham…

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