Beach Cleans

Soak in fantastic views and fresh air whilst helping to keep our beautiful beaches along the Helford River clean.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

We meet seasonally on a Sunday morning to carry out beach cleans in the North Helford countryside.

Gloves, bags and litter-pickers are provided.

All you need to bring is your enthusiasm to help for a couple of hours. We end our beach cleans with a hot/cold drink in the Fish Cellar in Durgan village.

Please note that part of the September beach clean will be at Porth Saxon beach which is a 20-30 minute walk from Bosveal car park on uneven ground which is steep in places.

The basics

All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Bosveal National Trust Car Park, nr Mawnan Smith, TR11 5JR (SW774277)
What to bring and wear
Please wear robust outdoor clothing and stout shoes.
Accessibility is limited with stony paths, soft sand and shingle.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
19 May 2019 10:30 - 12:30 Available
14 July 2019 10:00 - 12:00 Available
21 September 2019 14:00 - 16:00 Available
24 November 2019 10:00 - 12:00 Available

Contact Info

Call 01326 252020

Upcoming events

Silent Space at Glendurgan

Wed 27 Mar 2019
Enjoy the tranquility of the orchard and School Room in our Silent Space in the garden. Explore the opportunities to reflect without interruptions of daily life!

Mother's Day: flower framed photos

Sun 31 Mar 2019
Pose for a picture in our giant outdoor floral frame with Mum this Mother's Day and share your fun photos on our social media pages.

Exclusive garden tours

Tue 02 Apr 2019
Meet one of the Glendurgan garden team and take an exclusive tour around the garden out of opening hours.

National Trust and Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Sat 06 Apr 2019
As spring progresses we celebrate Easter with an egg hunt suitable for children of all ages.

Bluebell Week

Mon 06 May 2019
Come and see the sight of hundreds of beautiful bluebells throughout the valley garden

Creative colour workshops with Julia Rowlands

Sat 11 May 2019
Come and learn about colour and create vibrant work with artist Julia Rowlands over a two day workshop in March, May or June. Enjoy a relaxing tour of the tranquil green landscapes and welcoming atmosphere of Glendurgan and the Helford River.