The project activities consider cultural and natural heritage, as a means to improve public health, the development of SME’s and the demographic profile of the region.

Priority: 4 – Promoting Sustainable and Competitive Communities

The project builds on the results of two former Interreg IIIB project; Nave Nortrail and Cycle-on, using the trails set up by these projects as a basis for activity. The project will carry out a number of transnational field studies within the partner countries, the results of which will feed into a toolkit.
The work will be supported by three universities, the UK organisations, Federation of Small Business and British Ramblers Association, the North Sea Commission and a Political forum. The project results (toolkit) will be promoted through the projects own website and also the North Sea Commission website.

Expected Outcomes

– Toolkit to create a series of templates for initiatives generated through the project to increase outdoor activity;

– Stimulate the growth of small businesses through an increase number of people participating in outdoor life;

– A web based North Sea coastal Assets Collection and new web tools to promote health and outdoor life;

– Cooperation with the North Sea Commission and national organizations to promote health and outdoor activities to be used as economic drivers.

Norsk prosjekteier

Hordaland fylkeskommune


01.02.2009 - 31.12.2012


Total: 3 471 112 €

Andre partnere

Rogaland County Council
Sogn and Fjordane County Council
Møre and Romsdal Fylkeskommune
Kragerø District Council
Vest Agder
Region Nordjylland
Region Syddanmark
Region Sjælland, Natur og Miljø
Region Halland
Norfolk County Council
North York Moors National Park Authority