Marine litter survey at Westward Ho!

Rose Roberts

Join this beach clean to help us stop harmful litter from reaching the ocean and collect vital data that we can use to bring about positive change for our seas.

  • Beach stretch:

    Westward Ho!

  • Date and time:

    24 Sep 2022, 10 a.m. to noon

  • Meeting point:

    Westward Ho! slipway

  • Capacity:

    100 volunteers - 96 spaces left

  • School friendly?


A map showing the Westward Ho! beach stretch plotted on it

Join the Northam Burrows rangers on a beach clean with a difference! Take part in the Marine Conservation Society's marine litter survey to gather vital information about the plastic that washes up on our shores and help to remove all the litter that may harm wildlife.

Bags an litter grabbers will be provided but you may wish to bring your own gloves. Find the rnagres on Westward Ho! slipway from 10am.

Also worth knowing…

What to bring: We’d recommend you pack a rucksack with a few essentials like sunscreen, waterproofs, hand sanitiser, and perhaps some snacks and a drink (in a reusable bottle, of course).

What to wear: If you're picking up litter with your hands it's worth wearing a strong pair of gloves - like gardening gloves - just to make sure you're protected. Sturdy shoes are a must for protection too.

Under 16s: To comply with our insurance, volunteers under 16 will need to be accompanied by an adult who will be asked to sign a parental / guardian consent form on the day by the beach clean organiser.