Big Night Out on the Beach!

South Milton Sands Thurlestone near Kingsbridge, Saturday 13th September 4pm - 10pm. Come and discover the nightlife of the AONB! Rockpooling, bird walk, treasure hunts, kayak and stand-up-paddle board sessions, storytelling, beach sports and stargazing! Feast on goodies from the Beach House cafe or bring your own supper. Bring your binoculars, torch and warm clothes and a clean jam jar if you would like to make a lantern


Some activities will be going on throughout the evening, whilst others will happen at specified times. The events are suitable for all ages.

Rockpooling - meet the residents of the intertidal zone! Drop in AONB team / National Trust Rangers 4 - 5.30pm

Bird walk on the Marshes 5pm: Devon Bird Group

Beach Sports! 4pm - dusk. Your chance to be part of the action! With Active Devon

Stories around the fire 5 - 6pm. Early evening children’s stories, turning darker 8 - 9pm as the sun goes down! With Clive Pigg

Stargazing and natural nightscapes 9pm Mike Cooke /AONB team

Kayak and stand up paddle board 4pm -dusk Special short have-a go sessions with Surfin Sam (£charge)

Beach Crafts and activities 4- 7pm Wild Woods Forest Schools (£charge) and The Shark Trust

Sundowners Parade sunset: Meet at the water’s edge with your lanterns and beach creatures to watch the sun go down and see the fire pictures and lanterns being lit.

AONB / National Trust activities—drop in anytime during daylight!

Beach creatures! Treasure hunt and crafts - search the beach for the treasure, help us make fire screens for after dark and make your own creature for the sundowners parade.

Make a lantern for when the sun drops - bring a clean jam jar if you have one or decorate a bag lantern

For anymore information, call 01803 861183 or email [email protected]

Note - car parking charges may apply at the beach