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Britain, Kingdom of the Seas

Conservationists stand guard as the National Trust and National Trust for Scotland keep a vigilant watch on the UK’s coastline

1981 29 mins

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Overview

Britain’s coast is the most crowded nautical graveyard in the world and behind each headland lurks a history lesson. Surrender yourself to the irresistible call of the sea with this documentary narrated by Michael Hordern. It is an enchanting survey of the National Trust and National Trust for Scotland’s mission of coastal conservation. Travel the unspoiled coastline saved by Enterprise Neptune and discover the turbulent past that hides beneath its tranquil beauty.

The original film is held in the BFI National Archives, courtesy of Visit Britain, the National Trust and National Trust for Scotland.