Monthly Beach Clean at Hayle nature reserve

Educational activity Outdoor Activities


07/05/2016 11/12/2016


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In cold winters, as many as 18,000 birds have been seen here, because this most south westerly estuary in the UK never freezes. During spring and autumn, it is an ideal place to see migrant wading birds, gulls and terns. In summer, if you are...

01736 360624


Sunday 13 March to Sunday 11 December10 am-1 pmPrice: Free
Join the RSPB warden and volunteers to help to keep beautiful Porth Kidney beach and Hayle Nature Reserve free from litter.All welcome! Second Sunday of every month.Hot drinks and biscuits provided. Sturdy gloves, litter pickers, bags and sack hoops provided. Please wear suitable work gear, wellingtons or work boots.(Children must be supervised at all times by a parent or guardian).
About Hayle EstuaryUp to 18,000 migrant and wintering waterfowl flock to the Hayle estuary – especially during severe weather, when conditions here may be milder than elsewhere in the UK. But the reserve is under severe pressure from urban development and recreational activities. The RSPB is helping to safeguard the site as a refuge for birds and for its wider biodiversity.Not only is litter unsightly but it can do a great deal of harm. Large number of birds and other wildlife die around the UK each year as a result of entanglement in rubbish, including plastics or from plastic ingestion.These regular volunteer clean up events certainly help to reduce the amount of litter on the estuary.

For more information contact Jane on 01736 360624


RSPB Hayle Estuary nature reserve (contact reserve office for exact work party meeting point)

Full list of dates

  • Sunday 13 March 2016
  • Sunday 10 April 2016
  • Sunday 8 May 2016
  • Sunday 12 June 2016
  • Sunday 10 July 2016
  • Sunday 14 August 2016
  • Sunday 11 September 2016
  • Sunday 9 October 2016
  • Sunday 13 November 2016
  • Sunday 11 December 2016


RSPB Hayle nature reserve