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Great British Beach Clean events

Search below to find an event near you. If you can’t find one then why not add your own?

Please note: We ask all our volunteers to follow our Covid guidelines during beach cleans, for everyone’s health and safety.

£20

could equip two volunteers to survey rubbish on our beaches, influencing government policy on marine litter

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16 Sep 2022, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Irvine Beach, North Ayrshire

Great British Beach Clean - Irvine Beach Public Event (RSPB Garnock Connections)

All are welcome to join this Great British Beach Clean event at Irvine Beach. We will carry out a marine litter suvey at our beach clean, gatering vital data.  Equipment is provided, but if you have your own thicker gardening style gloves pleas

School friendly? no

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16 Sep 2022, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Mappleton, East Riding of Yorkshire

Mappleton Beach Clean

Tide times are not available at this present time but I will update signed up volunteers if the time has to change.<br /> Please bring your own gloves, litter pickers (if you have them, not essential) and water. I will provide the heavy duty bi

School friendly? no

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16 Sep 2022, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Shoeburyness East Beach: Big Beach Clean-up, Essex

Chelmsford Star Co-op Shoebury Beach Clean Up

Come along and help us at our annual beach clean up. We will be meeting across the road to the car park. There are toilets available and I believe the closest train station to the beach is Shoeburyness Station.  We would prefer if attendees bro

School friendly? yes

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16 Sep 2022, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Rhyl slipways, Denbighshire

Great British Beach Clean launch clean!

Join us for a beach clean & litter survey at Rhyl to mark and celebrate the first day of the Great British Beach Clean 2022! A chance to get together, meet like-minded individuals, and round off the summer by taking part in one of the UK

School friendly? yes

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17 Sep 2022, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Dungeness - Lydd Ranges, Kent

Dungeness - Lydd Ranges

This is a challenging event, not suitable for anyone with mobility issues. The event will involve a 30-40 minute walk on shingle to get to our survey area. This will be followed by a 2-2.5 hour survey from our regular 100m stretch of beach. We w

School friendly? no

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17 Sep 2022, 10 a.m. to noon

Anderby Creek, Lincolnshire

Anderby Creek beach clean

We will provide equipment such as litter pickers, hoops, sacks and sharps boxes.

School friendly? yes

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17 Sep 2022, 10 a.m. to noon

Cayton Bay, North Yorkshire

Cayton bay south

Please bring strong gloves if you have them, please note the path down to the beach is steep and can be slippy at times. 

School friendly? no

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17 Sep 2022, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Crimdon, Durham

Crimdon Beach North and South

Survey and beach clean. All equipment supplied. Steps down to the beach. https://www.facebook.com/tynetotees

School friendly? yes

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17 Sep 2022, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

East Haven, Angus

Great Angus Beach Clean East Haven

Wear strong shoes and appropriate clothing. Equipment will be provided   Social - https://www.easthavenangus.com/east-haven-beach

School friendly? no

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17 Sep 2022, 10 a.m. to noon

Pegwell Bay, Kent

Pegwell Bay, Cliffsend - Great British Beach Clean

This Great British Beach Clean (Beachwatch) event will take place on the beach close to the white cliffs within the Sandwich & Pegwell Bay National Nature Reserve. The events below last for 2 hours and is open to all to join in.  Child

School friendly? yes

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17 Sep 2022, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Rhos-On-Sea, Conwy

Rhos-on-Sea's Great British Beach Clean

Join us for Rhos-on-Sea's beach clean & litter survey to mark and celebrate the Great British Beach Clean 2022! A chance to get together, meet like-minded individuals, and round off the summer by taking part in one of the UK's bigge

School friendly? no

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17 Sep 2022, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Browns Bay, Antrim

Brown's Bay Islandmagee, Larne

Please come along to help us clean this beautiful beach. Don't forget waterproof clothing and shoes, and if possible gloves for children.  Litter pickers, gloves and bags will be provided.  Any children attending must be in the company

School friendly? yes

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17 Sep 2022, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Cramond, City of Edinburgh

Great British Beach Clean - Cramond Beach

This is our flagship Ediburgh event for the Great British Beach Clean, to collect marine litter data, take part in our litter survey while cleaning the beach.  All are welcome with equipment provided. Please dress for the weather, if you h

School friendly? no

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17 Sep 2022, 11 a.m. to noon

Crimdon beach, Durham

Crimdon North and South

Survey and litter pick All equipment supplied. Steps to beach. https://www.facebook.com/tynetotees.

School friendly? yes

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17 Sep 2022, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Eastbourne Harbour, East Sussex

Harbour Clean Up

Join in for a beach clean on the harbour beach.  We'll be divided into 2 teams, one taking the west side of the harbour towards Eastbourne Treasure Island and the second team heading east to Pevensey Sailing Club.  The start time migh

School friendly? no

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17 Sep 2022, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Lunderston Bay, Inverclyde

Lunderston Bay

All equipment is supplied, just come dressed appropriatelly for the conditions on the day.

School friendly? yes

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17 Sep 2022, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Carleon Cove, Poltesco, Cornwall

Carleon Cove - Great British Beach Clean

Join us for this beach clean where we will walk a 100 metre stretch of the cove and complete a survey to record each piece of litter collected. The litter data can be used as evidence in the campaign for cleaner seas. All equipme

School friendly? no

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17 Sep 2022, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Worthing, West sussex

Great British Beach Clean - Worthing

This is part of the Great British Beach Clean day in Worthing. Details if you would like to join with the other parts of the day: Meet 9.30 - 9.45 by the Coastal Office for the earlier 10.00 - 11.00 beach clean survey which is listed as &

School friendly? no

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17 Sep 2022, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Llandudno North Shore, Conwy

Llandudno North Shore's Great British Beach Clean

Join us for the first of Llandudno's North Shore beach clean & litter survey to mark and celebrate the Great British Beach Clean 2022! A chance to get together, meet like-minded individuals, and round off the summer by taking part

School friendly? yes

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17 Sep 2022, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Sand Bay, Somerset

MCS Sand Bay Great British Beach Clean

Join me for a clean-up on Sand Bay as part of the Marine Conservation Society's annual Great British Beach Clean event. The plan - to clean the beach and record the litter as we go on Beachwatch survey forms...Find out more&n

School friendly? no

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