2018 Scotland Seaside Awards

For 2018 Scotland has no blue flag beach awards but 61 beaches achieved the Scottish Seaside Award. We have two new additions, Prestwick in South Ayrshire, and Yellowcraig in East Lothian, which returns after a year of absence. Scottish Seaside Awards Aberdeen Ballroom Beach, Aberdeen City Balmedie Beach, Aberdeenshire Collieston, Aberdeenshire Cruden Bay, Aberdeenshire Fraserburgh Read more…

Beachcombing Britain – The Best Spots To Find Treasures this Spring!

Beachcombing Britain – The Best Spots To Find Treasures this Spring! Beaches are not just for sun and swimming, there is plenty to be found by the coast during spring as we are blessed with some of the best beachcombing spots. If you are looking for fun things to do why not unleash the adventurer in you? Read more…

A Week in Padstow Cornwall

When I arrived in Padstow Cornwall I was welcomed by a warm wind and a positive atmosphere. I decided to grab a breakfast at a small cafe sheltered from the wind. The food was good and they were quick to serve.  Once I finished my breakfast I decided to explore the town. There were a quite Read more…

2017 Scotland Seaside Awards

For 2017 Scotland has no blue flag beach awards but 60 beaches achieved the Scottish Seaside Award. Scottish Seaside Awards Aberdeen Ballroom Beach, Aberdeen City Balmedie Beach, Aberdeenshire Collieston, Aberdeenshire Cruden Bay, Aberdeenshire Fraserburgh Esplanade, Aberdeenshire Fraserburgh Waters of Philorth, Aberdeenshire Inverboyndie Beach, Aberdeenshire Peterhead Lido, Aberdeenshire Stonehaven Beach, Aberdeenshire Montrose Seafront, Angus Carnoustie, Angus Read more…

The Seven Broadstairs Bays

Broadstairs is a picturesque seaside town in Kent, sitting between Margate in the North and Ramsgate in the South, this stretch of coast contains some of the nearest beaches to London and is only just over an hour away. The locality to London makes Broadstairs a perfect day trip option with some of the closest Read more…

A Week in Hayle Cornwall

Here we document our recent weeks holiday in Hayle, Cornwall. Two families renting a 4 bedroom self-catering holiday house on the Hayle beach. Saturday After experiencing bad journeys in the past we set off from Buckinghamshire at 3 am and had a good journey arriving in St Ives at 07:30. After a walk around a full English Read more…

2015 Scotland Blue Flag Beach Awards

For 2015 Scotland has just the one blue flag beach award and 60 Scottish Seaside Awards. Blue Fag Awards Elie Woodhaven (Ruby Bay) Scottish Seaside Awards Aberdeen Beach,  Aberdeen City Aberdour Black Sands,Fife Aberdour Silver Sands, Fife Achmelvich Bay, Highland Anstruther Billowness, Fife Arbroath, Angus Balmedie Beach, Aberdeenshire Belhaven Bay, East Lothian Brora Beach, Highland Broughty Ferry, Dundee Read more…

2015 Northern Ireland Blue Flag Beach Awards

2015 has seen Northern Ireland beaches take a total of 10 blue flags across the counties Antrim, Down and Londonderry, this is two more than last year. A further 10 beaches have also been given the UK-wide Seaside Award for good water quality. Enter the beach name into our search to go to our beach information pages Read more…