Beach cleans across the South West

We look after miles of coastline and beaches across the South West, and rely on volunteers to help us clear the tons of litter that appears on the coast. Take a look to see if there is a beach clean near you.

National Trust The Great British Beach Clean

Friends of Poldhu 

As the autumnal swell brings the problem of marine rubbish to the shores of the Lizard peninsula a dedicated group a volunteers are working hard to keep Poldhu clean.

Beach clean at Ayrmer Cove, South Devon

Get involved in the MCS beach clean at Gunwalloe or one of the many beaches around Cornwall 

Help us keen the beaches on the Lizard clean by attending one of the many MCS beach cleaning events this September. We are holding an event at Gunwalloe on the 16th, come down and enjoy a day at the beach while helping to look after it.

Enjoy a sunset at Brean Down

Help keep Brean Down tidy 

Help us look after Brean down Beach and keep it clean and tidy for beach users and our wildlife.

Family at Woolacombe beach

Keeping our coastline clean

Litter has always been a big problem in the coast and countryside - find out more about how we are tackling this problem in North Devon, and ways that you can get involved.

A beach clean at Bossington beach

Help us to keep our beaches clean and tidy.

When you next visit the beach please take your litter with you, thank you.

Brean Down, coastal site, Somerset

Help us keep our beaches clean and tidy.

When you next visit the beach please take your litter with you, thank you. National Beach clean weekend is 14 - 17 September.

National Trust The Great British Beach Clean

Roseland autumn beach cleans

Join our monthly beach cleans at Porthcurnick, Pendower and Hemmick.

A ranger surveys the enormous fishing net washed up at Gunwalloe

"Up-cycling" marine waste from the Lizard  

Find out how an innovative recycling programme is helping to find a solution to beach rubbish by transforming it into something you might wear on the beach