The UK's biggest beach clean up and survey

Beachwatch is the Marine Conservation Society's national beach cleaning and litter survey programme where people all around the UK can care for their coastline.

Marine wildlife is under threat from litter in our seas, with hundreds of species accidentally eating or becoming entangled in, amoungst other things, plastic and fishing line. Litter strewn beaches damages tourism so we all have a part to play in turning the tide on litter. Join an event or organise your own and be part of the most influential fight against marine litter in the UK!


Join the Great British Beachclean 2020

Great British Beach Clean 2019 results

The Great British Beach Clean 2019 saw 437 beach cleans and litter survey take place with over 10,800 volunteers getting involved to remove10,833 kg of litter from the UK’s beaches...That's almost 11 tonnes of litter in one weekend alone. Read the full story in our latest report!   See the results!