High tide brings more pink bottles on to Poldhu beach

Justin Whitehouse, lead National Trust Ranger on the Lizard, collecting bottles on Poldhu beach in south Cornwall

Justin Whitehouse, lead National Trust Ranger on the Lizard, collecting bottles on Poldhu beach in West Cornwall

After an overnight high tide, this morning (6 Jan) National Trust staff and volunteers were met with hundreds more pink detergent bottles washed up at Poldhu and Gunwalloe in West Cornwall. Over a thousand were cleared from Poldhu beach this morning. The pink bottles are now also being found in Mount’s Bay, to the west of Poldhu.

After an overnight high tide, this morning (6 January) National Trust staff and volunteers were met with at least 1,000 more pink detergent bottles washed up at Poldhu and Gunwalloe in West Cornwall. Over a thousand were cleared from Poldhu beach this morning. The pink bottles are now also being found in Mount’s Bay, to the west of Poldhu.

More than two tonnes of pink bottles have been collected on Poldhu beach in south Cornwall, in just two days

More than two tonnes of pink bottles have been collected on Poldhu beach in West Cornwall, in just two days

More bottles are expected to be washed up on the high tides in the coming days

More bottles are expected to be washed up on Poldhu beach in the coming days with the high tides

Local volunteers and National Trust staff have been helping to collect the pink bottles that have been washed up on the beach in the last few days

Local volunteers and National Trust staff have been helping to collect the pink bottles that have been washed up on the beach in the last few days

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