Help shape this area’s heritage and your family’s future Our waters and coast have supported people for nearly 10,000 years.

We value this area’s peaceful yet wild beauty. Our wildlife is internationally important. Farming and fishing are part of our society and our heritage. Landscape and wildlife are at the heart of our growing tourism and recreation industries. We have the potential for more renewable energy generation. Challenges and opportunities include coastal erosion, derelict buildings, litter, protecting wildlife, competition from other tourism destinations, agricultural reforms and the growing leisure industry.