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: 2020-09-27
16 September 2018
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Devon Thurlestone Leasfoot Beach 2:00pm Vivienne Mugford View details & register » 3
Swansea Swansea Langland Bay 11:00am Gill Bell View details & register » 3
West Sussex Lancing Lancing beach 10:15am Andrew Brook View details & register » 3
Guernsey St Saviours L'Eree 3:00pm Laura Bampton View details & register » 3
Kent Kingsdown Kingsdown 10:30am Helen Williams View details & register » 3
Fife Kinghorn Kinghorn Harbour 11:00am Carol Rhodes View details & register » 3
25 March 2018
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Somerset Clevedon Layde Bay 10:00am Noren Mckinen View details & register » 3
27 May 2018
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Somerset Clevedon Layde Bay 11:00am Noren Mckinen View details & register » 3
15 September 2018
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Somerset Clevedon Layde Bay 2:15pm Noren Mckinen View details & register » 3
North Ayrshire Lamlash Kingscross to Cordon 9:00am Jenny Stark View details & register » 3
21 March 2020
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Somerset Clevedon Layde Bay 10:00am Noren Mckinen View details & register » 3
18 March 2018
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Aberdeenshire Johnshaven Lathallan 11:00am Rebecca Chambers View details & register » 3
23 March 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
North Ayrshire Largs Largs beach (Brisbane Bridge north to ramp) 1:00pm Beth Moon View details & register » 3
20 April 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
North Ayrshire Largs Largs beach (Brisbane Bridge north to ramp) 1:00pm Beth Moon View details & register » 3
24 June 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
North Ayrshire Largs Largs beach (Brisbane Bridge north to ramp) 5:00pm Beth Moon View details & register » 3
21 July 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
North Ayrshire Largs Largs beach (Brisbane Bridge north to ramp) 10:00am Beth Moon View details & register » 3
22 September 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
North Ayrshire Largs Largs beach (Brisbane Bridge north to ramp) 9:00am Beth Moon View details & register » 3
North Ayrshire Lamlash Lamlash Beach (The Ship House to Hamilton Terrace) 11:00am Timothy Billings View details & register » 3
Fife Kirkcaldy Kirkcaldy (Seafield) 10:00am Sally Walsh View details & register » 3
Falkirk Bo'ness Kinneil LNR 1:00pm Tara Proud View details & register » 3
Fife Kinghorn Kinghorn Harbour 11:00am Carol Rhodes View details & register » 3
Tyne and Wear Tynemouth King Edward's Bay 12:00pm Ana Solomon View details & register » 3
15 April 2018
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Swansea Swansea Langland Bay 11:00am Gill Bell View details & register » 3
Fife Kinghorn Kinghorn Harbour 11:00am Carol Rhodes View details & register » 3
24 June 2018
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Swansea Swansea Langland Bay 11:00am Gill Bell View details & register » 3
13 January 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Swansea Swansea Langland Bay 11:00am Gill Bell View details & register » 3
14 April 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Swansea Swansea Langland Bay 11:00am Gill Bell View details & register » 3
07 July 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Swansea Swansea Langland Bay 11:00am Gill Bell View details & register » 3
Fife Kinghorn Kinghorn Harbour 11:00am Carol Rhodes View details & register » 3
21 September 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Swansea Swansea Langland Bay 11:00am Gill Bell View details & register » 3
05 January 2020
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Swansea Swansea Langland Bay 11:00am Gill Bell View details & register » 3
19 April 2020
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Swansea Swansea Langland Bay 11:00am Gill Bell View details & register » 3
04 March 2018
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
West Sussex Lancing Lancing beach 10:15am Andrew Brook View details & register » 3
Kent Kingsdown Kingsdown 3:00pm Zoë Stevenson View details & register » 3
North Ayrshire Lamlash Kingscross to Cordon 11:00am Jenny Stark View details & register » 3
15 September 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
West Sussex Lancing Lancing beach 10:00am Andrew Brook View details & register » 3
23 September 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
North Ayrshire Lamlash Lamlash Beach (The Ship House to Hamilton Terrace) 11:00am Helen How View details & register » 3
North Ayrshire Lamlash Kingscross to Cordon 1:00pm Helen How View details & register » 3
14 September 2018
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Argyll and Bute Craignure Laggan Sands 12:30pm Marie Fox View details & register » 3
26 March 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Argyll and Bute Kirn Kirn 10:00am Anoushka Havinden View details & register » 3
22 March 2020
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Fife Kirkcaldy Kirkcaldy (Seafield) 11:00am Sally Walsh View details & register » 3
15 August 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Falkirk Bo'ness Kinneil LNR 10:00am Catherine Gemmell View details & register » 3
15 July 2018
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Fife Kinghorn Kinghorn Harbour 11:00am Carol Rhodes View details & register » 3
07 April 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Fife Kinghorn Kinghorn Harbour 11:00am Carol Rhodes View details & register » 3
26 April 2020
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Fife Kinghorn Kinghorn Harbour 11:00am Carol Rhodes View details & register » 3