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. On distance to travel, please always follow the government, and local council rules, where you are
  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: 2020-10-29
21 September 2019
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Devon West Charleton West Charleton Bay 1:30pm Nigel Mortimer View details & register » 3
Suffolk Trimley Trimley Marsh 10:00am Andrew Excell View details & register » 3
Devon Torquay Meadfoot 3:30pm Robert Summers View details & register » 3
Argyll and Bute Tighnabruaich Ostel Bay 10:00am Caren Adams View details & register » 3
Swansea Swansea Langland Bay 11:00am Gill Bell View details & register » 3
Swansea Swansea Swansea Bay (Blackpill Lido) 10:00am Robin Bonham View details & register » 3
02 June 2019
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Hampshire Warsash Warsash 9:00am Hana Blackburn View details & register » 3
20 September 2019
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Hampshire Warsash Warsash Foreshore / Hook Spit 1:00pm Steven Broom View details & register » 3
Flintshire Talacre Talacre 11:00am Kim Norman View details & register » 3
Swansea Swansea Swansea Bay (360 cafe) 1:00pm Lauren Eyles View details & register » 3
21 March 2020
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Dorset Wareham Worbarrow Bay 10:30am Denise Swan-Jenkins View details & register » 3
Dorset Swanage Studland Bay (Knoll Beach) 10:30am Kevin Rideout View details & register » 3
22 September 2019
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Merseyside Wallasey New Brighton beach 11:00am Lindsey Stowell Smith View details & register » 3
Merseyside Wallasey Harrison Drive, Wallasey 11:30am Justine Millard View details & register » 3
Tyne and Wear Tynemouth King Edward's Bay 12:00pm Ana Solomon View details & register » 3
Tyne and Wear Tynemouth The Haven (North Pier) 12:00pm Ana Solomon View details & register » 3
South Ayrshire Troon Barassie 10:00am Joy Melville View details & register » 3
Devon Torquay Babbacombe Beach 11:00am Zoe Elliot View details & register » 3
Devon Torquay Oddicombe beach 3:00pm anne brooks View details & register » 3
Devon Teignmouth Point Beach, Teignmouth 3:30pm Phil Bullivant View details & register » 3
Neath Port Talbot Swansea Crymlyn Burrows 10:00am Ben Sampson View details & register » 3
Dorset Swanage Swanage, North Beach 10:00am Paul Jones View details & register » 3
27 October 2019
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Norfolk Walcott Ostend Happisburgh 11:00am Michelle Duddy View details & register » 3
26 May 2019
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Gwynedd Tudweiliog Porth Dinllaen 10:30am Phil Higham View details & register » 3
10 August 2019
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South Ayrshire Troon Barassie 10:00am Joy Melville View details & register » 3
15 March 2020
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South Ayrshire Troon Troon South Beach 10:00am Joy Melville View details & register » 3
20 October 2019
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Suffolk Trimley Trimley Marsh 10:00am Naina Mistry View details & register » 3
23 September 2019
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Highland Tain Glenmorangie 1:30pm Blair Watson View details & register » 3
02 September 2019
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Swansea Swansea Three Cliffs Bay 12:30pm Roy Church View details & register » 3
07 July 2019
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Swansea Swansea Langland Bay 11:00am Gill Bell View details & register » 3
05 January 2020
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Swansea Swansea Langland Bay 11:00am Gill Bell View details & register » 3
19 April 2020
County Nearest townsort icon Beach Time Organiser Publicity
Swansea Swansea Langland Bay 11:00am Gill Bell View details & register » 3