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South Hams Society – Beach Cleans 2018

Saturday, 6th January   -  South Milton Sands

Assemble at the Beach Hut at 15.00hrs. (low-water 15.08).  Parking is normally free for volunteers, bags and equipment are provided by us and afterwards, the Beach Hut offers complimentary beverages.  A perfect way to start the New Year!

Saturday, 17th February  -  Soar Mill Cove

Meet in the car park behind the hotel at 13.30hrs. (low-water 13.06).  This is a very pretty beach.  Providing there are not too many of us the hotel is usually very hospitable in offering refreshments in their café.

Saturday, 17th March  -  Yarmer Beach and Leas Foot

Meet in Thurlestone Golf Club Car Park at 11 a.m. (low-water 13.07).  These are two of our most popular beaches and need to be kept in good order.  Bring along a picnic lunch -  the Golf Club invariably offers a free drink.

Saturday, 7th April  -  Great Mattiscombe Sands

Meet in Start Point Car Park at 16.00hrs. (low-water 16.58) for an early evening beach-clean.  This beach is privately owned but volunteers are allowed to park free of charge.  The beach is full of interesting wildlife.

Saturday, 19th May  -  Gara Beach

Meet outside the Ode Café at 15.00hrs (low-water 15.46) before going down to give this beautiful beach a good clean.

Saturday, 16th June  -  South Milton Sands

Meet outside the Beach Hut at 14.00hrs. (low-water 14.51) and enjoy a bracing afternoon on the beach.  Refreshments are kindly provided afterwards at the café.

Saturday, 14th July  -  Soar Mill Cove

Meet in the car park behind the hotel at 14.00hrs. (low-water 13.51).

Saturday, 11th August -  Yarmer Beach and Leas Foot

Meet in the Thurlestone Golf Club Car Park at 14.00hrs (low-water 13.00) to give these two much-loved beaches a thorough clean.  If the Club is not too busy the management are happy to provide free drinks following the clean.

Saturday, 15th September  -  Great Mattiscombe Sands

Meet in Start Point Car Park at 16.00hrs.

Saturday, 13th October  -  Gara Beach

Meet outside the Ode Café at 15.00hrs (low-water 15.28).

Saturday, 10th November  -  South Milton Sands

Meet at the Beach Hut at 14.00hrs. (low-water 13.30).  A complimentary drink is usually provided afterwards.

Saturday, 8th December  -  Soar Mill Cove

Meet in the car park behind the hotel at 12 noon (low-water 12.32).  This is a particularly pretty beach and the hotel management is usually most hospitable in offering complimentary refreshment in the café afterwards.

For more information contact Penny Fenton t: 01548 561539  e: [email protected]

or Vivien Napper t: 01548 842405 m: 07855 383601

or check our website at www.southhamssociety.org

Published on: March 15, 2018