Our Partners

The National Coastal Tourism Academy was established in 2013. Since its inception it has undertaken a wide range of projects with funding from:

  • The Department for Communities and Local Government’s Coastal Communities Fund (CCF)
  • VisitEngland’s Discover England Fund (England’s Coast project)
  • Department for Work and Pensions and UKCES Futures programme
  • Economic and Social Research Council (joint project with Bournemouth University)

The NCTA exists to support the visitor economy in coastal communities to achieve growth and relies on the support of our partners and supporters, with thanks to:

Bournemouth and Poole Council || Wessex Translations || Tourism Exchange Great Britain || Visit England

To find out how we could work with you or how you could become an Academy partner or a partner in the England’s Coast project, please email Sheron Crossman.

Our team has expertise in undertaking external research projects, creating Destination Management Plans and other strategic contracts on behalf of coastal stakeholders, which include LEPs, DMOs and commercial operators.


NCTA England's Coast Partnership Opportunities 2022-23