Blue Flag Beaches

Blue Flag beaches

List of Blue Flag beaches in the UK

Keep Britain Tidy today announced that 70 of England’s beaches have been awarded the internationally recognised Blue Flag this year, a guarantee to visitors that the beach has top notch facilities, is litter free and has achieved a high standard of water quality.


Blue Flag beaches in Kent

Botany Bay
Joss Bay
Westbrook Bay


Blue Flag beaches in Sussex

Bognor Regis
Littlehampton Coastguards Beach
West Wittering Beach


Blue Flag beaches in Isle of White

Shanklin Beach
Sandown Beach
Ventnor Bay

Blue Flag beaches in Hampshire

Beachlands - Hayling Island

Blue Flag beaches in Norfolk

Hunstanton Sands
Mundesley Beach
Sea Palling
Sheringham Beach
Cromer Beach


Blue Flag beaches in Suffolk

Lowestoft South
Lowestoft North Beach
Southwold Beach


Blue Flag beaches in Essex

Brightlingsea Beach
Chalkwell Beach
Dovercourt Bay
Jubilee Beach
Martello Bay
Shoebury East Beach
Shoebury Common Beach
Three Shells Beach


Blue Flag beaches in Cornwall

Gyllyngvase Beach
Polzeath Beach
Porthmeor Beach
Porthminster Beach
Porthtowan Beach


Blue Flag beaches in Dorset

Sandbanks Beach
Shore Road Beach
Canford Cliffs Beach
Branscombe Beach
Alum Chine Beach
Durley Chine Beach
Fishermans Walk Beach
Southbourne Beach
Swanage Central Beach


Blue Flag beaches in Devon

Bigbury-on-Sea
Blackpool Sands
Breakwater Beach
Broadsands
Challaborough Beach
Croyde Beach
Dawlish Warren
Meadfoot Beach
Oddicombe Beach
Paignton Beach
Preston Beach
South Sands
Tunnels Beach
Westward Ho! Beach
Woolacombe Beach


Blue Flag beaches in Tyne and Wear

King Edwards Bay
Tynemouth Longsands
Whitley Bay
Sandhaven Beach
Seaburn Beach
Roker Beach


Blue Flag beaches in Yorkshire

Hornsea North Beach
Withernsea Beach
Filey Bay
Scarborough North Bay
Whitby Beach

Blue Flag Beaches in Lincolnshire

Cleethorpes Beach
Maplethorpe Beach
Skegness Beach
Sutton on Sea Beach



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