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
21 September 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Cornwall Padstow Daymer Bay 11:00am Zoe Elliot View details & register » 3
Cumbria Seascale Drigg 10:00am Philip Clague View details & register » 3
Kent Lydd Dungeness - Lydd Ranges 9:30am Andy Dinsdale View details & register » 3
Highland Nairn East Nairn Beach 1:00pm Zoe Elliot View details & register » 3
22 September 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Kent Deal Deal 9:30am Wendy Boorman View details & register » 3
Aberdeen City Aberdeen Donmouth 10:30am Sadie Gorvett View details & register » 3
Highland Dornoch Dornoch Sands 3:00pm Blair Watson View details & register » 3
Kent Lydd Dungeness National Nature Reserve 10:00am Sue Bradford View details & register » 3
02 February 2020
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Kent Deal Deal 10:00am Wendy Boorman View details & register » 3
20 September 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Kent Lydd Dengemarsh 9:00am Pete Neale View details & register » 3
West Sussex West Wittering East Head 10:30am Lee Walther View details & register » 3
Norfolk Cromer East Runton 10:00am Will Stewart View details & register » 3
13 April 2020
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Kent Lydd Dengemarsh 9:00am Pete Neale View details & register » 3
16 November 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Aberdeen City Aberdeen Donmouth 10:00am Iain House View details & register » 3
14 July 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Kent Lydd Dungeness - Lydd Ranges 2:00pm Andy Dinsdale View details & register » 3
21 June 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Dorset Bournemouth Durley Chine 10:00am Amanda Onur View details & register » 3
20 March 2020
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Dorset Bournemouth Durley Chine 10:00am Amanda Onur View details & register » 3
04 April 2020
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Angus Carnoustie East Haven 9:30am Wendy Murray View details & register » 3
East Sussex Hastings East of Hastings Pier 10:30am Lara Quinn View details & register » 3
02 June 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
West Sussex West Wittering East Head 6:00pm Kerry Jordan View details & register » 3
Norfolk Cromer East Runton 10:30am Will Stewart View details & register » 3
03 August 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
East Sussex Hastings East of Hastings Pier 10:30am Lara Quinn View details & register » 3
01 June 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
East Sussex Hastings East of Hastings Pier 10:30am Lara Quinn View details & register » 3
06 July 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
East Sussex Hastings East of Hastings Pier 10:30am Lara Quinn View details & register » 3
07 September 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
East Sussex Hastings East of Hastings Pier 10:30am Lara Quinn View details & register » 3
05 October 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
East Sussex Hastings East of Hastings Pier 10:30am Lara Quinn View details & register » 3
02 November 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
East Sussex Hastings East of Hastings Pier 10:30am Lara Quinn View details & register » 3
07 December 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
East Sussex Hastings East of Hastings Pier 10:30am Lara Quinn View details & register » 3
04 January 2020
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
East Sussex Hastings East of Hastings Pier 10:30am Lara Quinn View details & register » 3
01 February 2020
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
East Sussex Hastings East of Hastings Pier 10:30am Lara Quinn View details & register » 3
07 March 2020
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
East Sussex Hastings East of Hastings Pier 10:30am Lara Quinn View details & register » 3
02 May 2020
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
East Sussex Hastings East of Hastings Pier 10:30am Lara Quinn View details & register » 3
06 June 2020
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
East Sussex Hastings East of Hastings Pier 10:30am Lara Quinn View details & register » 3
30 June 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Norfolk Cromer East Runton 10:30am Will Stewart View details & register » 3
21 July 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Norfolk Cromer East Runton 10:30am Will Stewart View details & register » 3
18 August 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Norfolk Cromer East Runton 10:30am Will Stewart View details & register » 3
04 August 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Norfolk Cromer East Runton 10:30am Will Stewart View details & register » 3
27 October 2019
County Nearest town Beachsort icon Time Organiser Publicity
Norfolk Cromer East Runton 10:30am Will Stewart View details & register » 3