Forthcoming Events

South Hams Society

For more information on any of our events please contact Vivien Napper 01548 842405, e-mail or, for beach cleans, Penny Fenton 01548 561539, e-mail

Beach Cleans

Saturday, 29th July - Gara Beach.
Meet outside Ode Café at 16.00hrs (low water 16.59hrs) before going down to give this beautiful beach a good clean.

Saturday, 12th August - Soar Mill Cove. Meet in car park behind the hotel at 15.00hrs (low water at 15.43). This pretty little beach is used a lot and providing the numbers are not too overwhelming the hotel is usually very hospitable in offering us a lovely cream tea.*

Saturday, 23rd September - Yarmer Beach and Leas Foot. Meet in Thurlestone Golf Club car park at 15.00hrs (low water at 14.48). The Golf Club management is happy to provide refreshments afterwards.

Saturday, 21st October - Gt. Mattiscombe Sands. Assemble here at 14.00hrs (low water is 13.47hrs). Weather permitting you can always enjoy a picnic tea afterwards.

Saturday, 25th November - South Milton Sands. Meet outside Beach Hut at 15.00hrs (low water 15.40 ) to enjoy a useful and bracing afternoon on the beach. Refreshments are kindly provided afterwards at the Beach Hut.

Saturday, 23rd December - Gara Beach. Meet outside Ode Café at 14.30hrs (low water 14.45hrs) to give this beach a final clean for the year. As it is so close to Christmas we only expect the most committed members without other commitments!

Happy Christmas!

* When 20 or more people turn up for this popular event it is not always fair to invade the hotel.