2015 Wales Blue Flag Beach Awards

2015 has seen the number of Welsh beaches increasing, 41 beaches have the blue flag, up seven on last year, and another 30 won green coast awards which recognises beaches with unspoiled environments. Seaside awards for good water quality were given to 60 beaches.

Pembrokeshire came in at the top with 11 flags and 12 coast awards.

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Wales Blue Flag Awards


  • Amroth
  • Broadhaven North
  • Coppet Hall
  • Dale
  • Lydstep
  • Newgale
  • Saundersfoot
  • St Davids, Whitesands
  • Tenby, Castle
  • Tenby, North
  • Tenby, South

Green Coast Awards: Abereiddy, Barafundle, Broadhaven South, Cwm yr Eglwys, Druidstone Haven, Freshwater East, Marloes, Martin’s Haven, Penally, Priory Bay Caldey Island, West Dale


  • Aberdaron
  • Abersoch
  • Barmouth, Abermaw
  • Dinas Dinlle
  • Morfa Bychan ( Black Rock Sands)
  • Pwllheli Marian y DE
  • Criccieth

Green Coast Awards: Bennar, Llandanwg, Harlech North, Porth Neigwl


  • Benllech
  • Church Bay, Isle of Anglesey
  • Llanddona
  • Porth Dafarch
  • Llanddwyn, Newborough
  • Trearddur Bay

Green Coast Awards: Borth Wen, Cemlyn, Porth Nobla Llanfaelog, Cable Bay, Sandy Beach, Silver Bay Rhoscolyn, St. Davids Benllech, Traeth Crigyll, Traeth Mawr Aberffraw


  • Aberporth
  • Borth
  • Llangrannog
  • New Quay Harbour
  • Aberystwyth North
  • Tresaith

Green Coast Awards: Llanrhystud, Mwnt, Penbryn, Cilborth


  • Bracelet Bay
  • Caswell Bay
  • Langland Bay
  • Port Eynon


  • Llanfairfechan
  • Rhos-on-Sea, Colwyn Bay
  • Llandudno – West Shore


  • Porthcawl, Rest Bay
  • Trecco Bay


  • Pembrey Country Park, Cefn Sidan


  • Prestatyn

Green Coast Awards: Marine Lake , Rhyl