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