2017 England Blue Flag Beach Awards

Blue Flag Beach Awards

It’s that time of the year when the Blue Flag beaches are announced. 2017 has seen 68 English beaches get the Blue Flag Award which is the same as last year, whilst we have an increase of 6 to 117, that received the Seaside Award, while 35 beaches have achieved both awards.

Cornwall claims the most awards with a total of 20 awards (7 Blue Flags and 13 Seaside Awards), Torbay Council which won 13 awards (3 Blue Flag and 10 Seaside Awards) and Thanet District Council and Southend-on-Sea Borough Council which both received 10 awards (6 Blue Flag and 4 Seaside Awards for Thanet, 3 Blue Flag and 7 Seaside Awards for Southend).

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BLUE FLAG AWARDS

East Midlands

4 winners

East of England

12 Winners

North East

6 Winners

North West

2 Winners

Yorkshire

4 Winners

South East

14 Winners

South West

26 Winners

England Seaside AwardsSEASIDE AWARDS

This year 111 beaches have been presented with a Seaside Award

East Midlands

4 Winners

  • Cleethorpes North Promenade
  • Cleethorpes Central
  • Cleethorpes Humberston Fitties
  • Cleethorpes Marine Embankment

East of England

18 Winners

  • Hunstanton Main
  • Wells-next-the-Sea
  • Bell Wharf Beach, Leigh on Sea
  • Chalkwell Beach, Southend on Sea
  • Jubilee Beach, Southend on Sea
  • Thorpe Bay Beach, Southend on Sea
  • Three Shells Beach, Southend on Sea
  • Shoebury Common Beach, Southend on Sea
  • East Beach, Shoeburyness
  • Brightlingsea
  • Dovercourt Bay
  • Clacton on Sea (Martello Tower)
  • Frinton on Sea
  • Albion Beach, Walton on the Naze
  • Walton The Naze
  • Harwich
  • Kessingland
  • Lowestoft South of Claremont Pier

North East

8 Winners

  • Tynemouth Longsands
  • King Edwards Bay
  • Whitley Bay
  • Cullercoats
  • Sandhaven Beach
  • Seaton Carew Central
  • Roker
  • Seaburn

Yorkshire

13 Winners

  • Bridlington North
  • Bridlington South
  • Wilsthorpe
  • Fraisthorpe
  • Danes Dyke
  • South Landing
  • Filey
  • Runswick Bay
  • Cayton Bay
  • Sandsend
  • Robin Hoods Bay
  • Scarborough North Bay
  • Whitby

North West

11 Winners

  • Morecambe North
  • Morecambe South
  • St Annes Pier
  • Ferry Beach
  • Marine Beach
  • Jubilee Beach, Cleveleys
  • Rossall Beach
  • Bispham
  • Blackpool North
  • Blackpool South
  • Blackpool Central

South East

22 Winners

  • Worthing
  • Bognor Regis East
  • Littlehampton Coastguards (East Beach)
  • Saltdean
  • Reculver
  • Herne Bay
  • Tankerton
  • Marina, St Leonards on Sea
  • Pelham Beach
  • Sandgate Beach
  • Leysdown Beach
  • Minster Leas
  • Sheerness Beach
  • Margate Main Sands
  • Ramsgate Main Sands
  • Westbrook Bay
  • Viking Bay, Broadstairs
  • Sandown
  • Shanklin
  • Seagrove
  • Springvale
  • West Wittering

South West

38 Winners

  • Bournemouth Pier
  • Boscombe Pier
  • Avon Beach, Christchurch
  • Friars Cliff Beach, Christchurch
  • Highcliffe Beach, Christchurch
  • Combe Martin Beach
  • Gyllyngvase
  • Great Western
  • Perranporth
  • Polzeath
  • Porth
  • Porthtowan
  • Porthmeor
  • Porthminster
  • Sennan Cove
  • Trevone Bay
  • Widemouth Bay
  • Crooklets
  • Summerleaze
  • Challaborough Bay
  • Croyde Bay
  • Berrow
  • Coryton Cove
  • Dawlish Town
  • Teignmouth Town
  • Ness Cove
  • Sandy Bay
  • Swanage Central
  • Breakwater Beach, Torbay
  • Broadsands Beach, Torbay
  • Meadfoot Beach, Torbay
  • Oddicombe Beach, Torbay
  • Maidencombe Beach, Torbay
  • Goodrington Beach, Torbay
  • Paignton Beach, Torbay
  • Preston Sands, Torbay
  • Torre Abbey Sands, Torbay
  • Ansteys Cove, Torbay
  • Westward Ho!
  • Weymouth Central

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