Marine conservation zone 2013 designation: Cumbria Coast

This inshore marine conservation zone (MCZ) was designated on 21 November 2013.


Cumbria Coast 2013 designation map

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.


Cumbria Coast MCZ is an inshore site that stretches for approximately 27 km along the coast of Cumbria. It extends from south of Whitehaven, around the cliffs at St Bees Head, to the mouth of the Ravenglass Estuary. The total area of the site is approximately 18 km2.

Further information

Published 21 November 2013