Information regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Small, local, private, social distancing beach cleans

Now that rules across the UK allow for more time to be spent outside, we are happy for volunteers to run beach cleans and litter surveys again – but only as small, local and private events, following the simple rules below:

  1. Always follow the government, and local council rules, where you are
  2. A private event with group numbers that follow your government advice, with social distancing measures in place
  3. Only clean a beach that is local to you (within 5 miles) – we don’t want to encourage anyone to travel
  4. Book these as private, closed events to avoid clashes with other beach cleans
  5. Update your risk assessment in accordance to our new safety guidelines
  6. Stay 2m apart from people other than your household
  7. Use gloves, litter pickers (if you have them) and wash your hands

To help we have updated all our resources including the health and safety guidelines and Q&A. Please do have a look at these and review the government advice before you start.

If you’ve never run a beach clean or litter survey before we’re happy to help you get started. Please give our team a call on 01989 567807 or email us at Beachwatch@mcsuk.org

Joining us on the beach? Find your event below and click on the link for times, the meeting place and to register your attendance.

Registering is important so that organisers know how much equipment to bring, and they may have additional instructions to send you. Find out more about what's involved here.

Format: 2020-07-04
21 September 2019
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East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Flamborough North Landing 4:00pm Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Thornwick Bay 5:30pm Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
Lancashire Fleetwood Rossall 12:00pm Graeme Nuttall View details & register » 3
26 October 2019
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East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Danes Dyke 10:00am Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
17 November 2019
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East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Thornwick Bay 12:00pm Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
01 February 2020
County Nearest townsort icon Beach Time Organiser Publicity
East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Flamborough North Landing 11:45am Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Thornwick Bay 2:00pm Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
08 February 2020
County Nearest townsort icon Beach Time Organiser Publicity
East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Danes Dyke 10:00am Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
15 March 2020
County Nearest townsort icon Beach Time Organiser Publicity
East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Danes Dyke 2:30pm Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
22 March 2020
County Nearest townsort icon Beach Time Organiser Publicity
East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Flamborough North Landing 12:00pm Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
09 May 2020
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East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Thornwick Bay 11:00am Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
16 May 2020
County Nearest townsort icon Beach Time Organiser Publicity
East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Flamborough North Landing 9:00am Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
23 May 2020
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East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Danes Dyke 1:00pm Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
15 September 2018
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Lancashire Fleetwood Rossall 12:00pm Graeme Nuttall View details & register » 3
16 September 2018
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Kent Folkestone Folkestone Harbour Arm to Lower Leas Coastal Park 10:00am Rosemary De Vos View details & register » 3
Highland Fortrose Chanonry Point 10:00am Ed Marriott View details & register » 3
22 September 2019
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Kent Folkestone Folkestone Harbour Arm to Lower Leas Coastal Park 10:30am Zoë Stevenson View details & register » 3
05 February 2020
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Kent Folkestone Sandgate 2:00pm Janet Wilson View details & register » 3
04 March 2020
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Kent Folkestone Sandgate 2:00pm Janet Wilson View details & register » 3
01 April 2020
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Kent Folkestone Sandgate 2:00pm Janet Wilson View details & register » 3
17 September 2018
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Lancashire Formby Formby (Freshfields) 10:15am Andy Laverick View details & register » 3
Lancashire Formby Formby Freshfield (North Of Victoria Road) 10:15am Andy Laverick View details & register » 3
22 June 2018
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Lancashire Formby Formby (Freshfields) 10:15am Andy Laverick View details & register » 3
Lancashire Formby Formby Freshfield (North Of Victoria Road) 10:15am Andy Laverick View details & register » 3
13 April 2018
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Lancashire Formby Formby (Freshfields) 10:15am Andy Laverick View details & register » 3
Lancashire Formby Formby Freshfield (North Of Victoria Road) 10:15am Andy Laverick View details & register » 3
21 June 2019
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Lancashire Formby Formby Freshfield (North Of Victoria Road) 10:00am Andy Laverick View details & register » 3
15 April 2019
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Lancashire Formby Formby Freshfield (North Of Victoria Road) 10:00am Andy Laverick View details & register » 3
15 February 2019
County Nearest townsort icon Beach Time Organiser Publicity
Lancashire Formby Formby Freshfield (North Of Victoria Road) 10:00am Andy Laverick View details & register » 3
18 January 2019
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Merseyside Formby Cabin Hill NNR (Formby) 10:00am Andy Laverick View details & register » 3
18 September 2019
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Lancashire Formby Formby Freshfield (North Of Victoria Road) 10:00am Andy Laverick View details & register » 3
20 January 2020
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Merseyside Formby Cabin Hill NNR (Formby) 9:45am Andy Laverick View details & register » 3
25 February 2020
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Lancashire Formby Formby Freshfield (North Of Victoria Road) 9:45am Andy Laverick View details & register » 3
27 April 2020
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Lancashire Formby Formby Freshfield (North Of Victoria Road) 9:45am Andy Laverick View details & register » 3
22 September 2020
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Lancashire Formby Formby Freshfield (North Of Victoria Road) 9:45am Andy Laverick View details & register » 3
04 August 2018
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Highland Fortrose Chanonry Point 11:00am Ed Marriott View details & register » 3
20 September 2019
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Highland Fortrose Fortrose Beach 11:30am Blair Watson View details & register » 3
22 April 2018
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Kent Gillingham Riverside Country Park 9:00am Ralph Allison View details & register » 3
17 June 2018
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Kent Gillingham Riverside Country Park 10:00am Ralph Allison View details & register » 3
12 December 2018
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Kent Gillingham Riverside, Gillingham - Sharp's Green Bay 9:30am Belinda Lamb View details & register » 3
01 November 2018
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Kent Gillingham Riverside, Gillingham - Sharp's Green Bay 10:00am Belinda Lamb View details & register » 3
16 January 2019
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Kent Gillingham Riverside, Gillingham - Sharp's Green Bay 10:00am Belinda Lamb View details & register » 3
13 February 2019
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Kent Gillingham Riverside, Gillingham - Sharp's Green Bay 9:30am Belinda Lamb View details & register » 3
14 March 2019
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Kent Gillingham Riverside, Gillingham - Sharp's Green Bay 9:30am Belinda Lamb View details & register » 3
25 April 2019
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Kent Gillingham Riverside - Motney Car Park 10:00am Belinda Lamb View details & register » 3
09 May 2019
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Kent Gillingham Riverside - Eastcourt Drive Entrance 9:30am Belinda Lamb View details & register » 3
26 June 2019
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Kent Gillingham Riverside, Gillingham - Sharp's Green Bay 10:30am Belinda Lamb View details & register » 3
10 July 2019
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Kent Gillingham Riverside - Motney Car Park 10:30am Belinda Lamb View details & register » 3
05 September 2019
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Kent Gillingham Riverside - Eastcourt Drive Entrance 10:00am Belinda Lamb View details & register » 3