Welcome to Friends of Par Beach
Join Friends of Par Beach (FoPB) and add your support to our efforts to conserve the beauty, character, accessibility and community use of Par Beach. If you are interested in helping with conservation work, joining guided walks, attending talks or helping to organise these activities and events then please get in touch.
Are you interested in botany, photography, birds or other wildlife, crafts, conservation work or sport such as kite flying and volleyball? Do let us know what you want to be involved with, or if you have any questions. Contact us through our email form and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.
Forthcoming Events - See Events Page for full details
Join us for, part 1 (spring), a wander along the beach and through the dunes and nature reserve to look at the variety of flora to be found and how it fits into the habitat.
We are holding another of our very popular Quiz Nights on Tuesday 21st April at the Scout Hut, Moorland Road, Par. This event will help to raise funds for forthcoming projects that are in the pipeline, purchasing and equiping our beach hut is one of them.
Latest News - See News Page for full details
Friends of Par Beach have been asked by Jolyon Sharpe, Countryside Officer for Cornwall Council to consult with the local community and beach users for their thoughts on the seaweed that sometimes washes up with the tides on Par Beach. FoPB has been given a questionnaire to put out on their behalf If you want let the the Council know your thoughts
On Sunday more than 30 hardy litter pickers, adults and children, chanced the weather to help Friends of Par Beach have a tidy of Par Beach and the Local Nature Reserve. Despite a heavy duty hail and rain shower....
Last year on one of our regular winter work parties we cleared two areas of gorse which has become so rampant on the Nature Reserve. The purpose of this action was to create some sheltered spaces for insects......
A combination of different factors all came together today when an amazing, second best ever, 110 volunteers answered our 'Call to Arms' and joined Friends of Par Beach to help clear the large volume of rubbish that had appeared over the holiday period.
Gill Butler, our committee member responsible for education, has been busy and has produced a series of fact sheets that have recently been placed in in the documents section of our website. These will form part of our education programme......
Committee members Phil Gadd, Richard Parks, Mike Freemantle and Dennis Brock teamed up on 15th November to put up the bat boxes around Par Beach Local Nature Reserve (LNR) that we had commissioned the children of Tywardreath School to build for us recently.
Following our appeal back in September, Friends of Par Beach are delighted to announce that we have been informed that we were successful in our application to Skipton Building Society. We have been awarded one of the 377 pots of £500 in this year's distribution of their grants and should get our money before the end of the year.