2014 Blue Flag and Seaside Award Winners

 

In total we have presented 168 awards – 56 Blue Flag and 112 Seaside Awards
(23 beaches holding both awards)

Blue Flag

 

 

A total of 56 beaches have been awarded Blue Flags in 2014.

This year the water quality criteria has been judged against the EC Bathing Water Directive – 2006/7/EC and the bathing water must meet the excellent standard for both biological parameters.

 

East Midlands

4 winners

Name of Beach

Managing Organisation

Central Beach, Mablethorpe

East Lindsey District Council

Central Beach, Skegness

East Lindsey District Council

Central Beach, Sutton on Sea

East Lindsey District Council

Cleethorpes North Promenade

North East Lincolnshire Council

 

East of England

10 Winners

Name of Beach

Managing Organisation

Cromer

North Norfolk District Council

Sea Palling

North Norfolk District Council

Sheringham

North Norfolk District Council

Mundesley

North Norfolk District Council

Clacton on Sea (Martello Bay)

Tendring District Council

Dovercourt Bay

Tendring District Council

Brightlingsea

Tendring District Council

Frinton On Sea

Tendring District Council

Southwold Pier

Waveney District Council

Lowestoft South Claremont Pier

Waveney District Council

  

North East

4 Winners

Name of Beach

Managing Organisation

Tynemouth Longsands

North Tyneside MBC

King Edwards Bay

North Tyneside MBC

Whitley Bay

North Tyneside MBC

Sandhaven Beach

South Tyneside Council

 

Yorkshire

3 Winners

Name of Beach

Managing Organisation

Scarborough North Bay

Scarborough Council

Whitby

Scarborough Council

Hornsea

East Riding of Yorkshire Council

 

South East

16 Winners

Name of Beach

Managing Organisation

Littlehampton Coastguards

Arun District Council

Tankerton

Canterbury City Council

Hayling Island Beachlands

Havant Borough Council

Sandown

Isle of Wight Council

Ventnor

Isle of Wight Council

Yaverland

Isle of Wight Council

Colwell

Isle of Wight Council

Sheerness Beach

Swale Borough Council

Minnis Bay

Thanet District Council

West Bay

Thanet District Council

St Mildreds

Thanet District Council

Westbrook Bay

Thanet District Council

Botany Bay

Thanet District Council

Joss Bay

Thanet District Council

Stone Bay

Thanet District Council

West Wittering Beach

West Wittering Estate plc

South West

19 Winners

Name of Beach

Managing Organisation

Blackpool Sands

Blackpool Sands (Devon) Utilities Co Ltd

Poole, Sandbanks Peninsular

Borough of Poole

Poole, Shore Road

Borough of Poole

Poole, Canford Cliffs

Borough of Poole

Poole, Branksome Chine

Borough of Poole

Alum Chine

Bournemouth Borough Council

Durley Chine

Bournemouth Borough Council

Fisherman's Walk

Bournemouth Borough Council

Southbourne

Bournemouth Borough Council

Carbis Bay

Carbis Bay Hotel

Sandy Bay

Devon Cliff Holiday Park

Salcombe South Sands

South Hams District Council

Swanage Central

Swanage Town Council

Dawlish Warren

Teignbridge District Council

Breakwater Beach

Torbay Council

Broadsands Beach

Torbay Council

Meadfoot Beach

Torbay Council

Oddicombe Beach

Torbay Council

Westward Ho!

Torridge District Council

 

 

Seaside Awards

 

 

This year 112 beaches have been presented with a Seaside Award


East Midlands

6 Winners

Name of Beach

Managing Organisation

Central Beach, Mablethorpe

East Lindsey District Council

Central Beach, Skegness

East Lindsey District Council

Central Beach, Sutton on Sea

East Lindsey District Council

Cleethorpes Central

North East Lincolnshire Council

Cleethorpes Humberston Fitties

North East Lincolnshire Council

Cleethorpes Marine Embankment

North East Lincolnshire Council


 

East of England

15 Winners

Name of Beach

Managing Organisation

Hunstanton Main

Borough Council of King's Lynn and West Norfolk

East Runton

North Norfolk District Council

Bell Wharf Beach, Leigh on Sea

Southend 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

Martello Tower Clacton

Tendring District Council

West Beach Clacton

Tendring District Council

Frinton on Sea

Tendring District Council

Walton Albion

Tendring District Council

Walton The Naze

Tendring District Council

Harwich

Tendring District Council

Kessingland

Waveney District Council

 

North East


8 Winners

Name of Beach

Managing Organisation

Tynemouth Longsands

North Tyneside MBC

King Edwards Bay

North Tyneside MBC

Whitley Bay

North Tyneside MBC

Sandhaven Beach

South Tyneside Council

Seaton Carew Centre

Hartlepool Borough Council

Cullercoats

North Tyneside MBC

Roker

Sunderland City Council

Seaburn

Sunderland City Council

 

Yorkshire

15 Winners

Name of Beach

Managing Organisation

Withernsea

East Riding of Yorkshire

Bridlington North

East Riding of Yorkshire

Bridlington South

East Riding of Yorkshire

Wilsthorpe

East Riding of Yorkshire

Fraisthorpe

East Riding of Yorkshire

Danes Dyke

East Riding of Yorkshire

South Landing

East Riding of Yorkshire

Scarborough South Bay

Scarborough Council

Filey

Scarborough Council

Runswick Bay

Scarborough Council

Cayton Bay

Scarborough Council

Sandsend

Scarborough Council

Robin Hoods Bay

Scarborough Council

Scarborough North Bay

Scarborough Council

Whitby

Scarborough Council

 

North West


13 Winners

Name of Beach

Managing Organisation

St Bees

Copeland Borough Council

Silecroft

Copeland Borough Council

Haverigg

Copeland Borough Council

Morecambe North

Lancaster City Council

Morecambe South

Lancaster City Council

Formby Lifeboat Road

Sefton Council

Ferry Beach

Wyre Borough Council

Jubilee Beach, Cleveleys

Wyre Borough Council

Rossall Beach

Wyre Borough Council

Bispham

Blackpool Council

Blackpool North

Blackpool Council

Blackpool South

Blackpool Council

Blackpool Central

Blackpool Council

 

South East

25 Winners

Name of Beach

Managing Organisation

Bognor Regis East

Arun District Council

Littlehampton Coastguards

Arun District Council

Reculver

Canterbury City Council

Herne Bay

Canterbury City Council

Marina, St Leonards on Sea

Hastings Borough Council

Pelham Beach

Hastings Borough Council

Sandown

Isle of Wight Council

Ventnor

Isle of Wight Council

Yaverland

Isle of Wight Council

Cowes

Isle of Wight Council

East Cowes

Isle of Wight Council

Springvale

Isle of Wight Council

Seagrove

Isle of Wight Council

Gurnard

Isle of Wight Council

Ryde East

Isle of Wight Council

St Helens

Isle of Wight Council

Totland

Isle of Wight Council

Shanklin

Isle of Wight Council

Colwell

Isle of Wight Council

Sandgate Beach

Sandgate Parish Council

Leysdown Beach

Swale Borough Council

Minster Leas

Swale Borough Council

Margate Main Sands

Thanet District Council

Ramsgate Main Sands

Thanet District Council

Viking Bay, Broadstairs

Thanet District Council

 

South West

30 Winners

Name of Beach

Managing Organisation

Bournemouth Pier

Bournemouth Borough Council

Boscombe Pier

Bournemouth Borough Council

Avon Beach

Christchurch Borough Council

Friars Cliff Beach

Christchurch Borough Council

Highcliffe Beach

Christchurch Borough Council

Combe Martin Beach

Combe Martin Parish Council

Gyllyngvase

Cornwall Council

Polzeath

Cornwall Council

Porthtowan

Cornwall Council

Challaborough Bay

Parkdean Holidays

Croyde Bay

Ruda Holiday Park / Parkdean Holidays

Burnham on Sea

Sedgemoor District Council

Berrow

Sedgemoor District Council

Coryton Cove

Teignbridge District Council

Teignmouth Town

Teignbridge District Council

Ness Cove

Teignbridge District Council

Sandy Bay

Devon Cliff Holiday Park

Swanage Central

Swanage Town Council

Breakwater Beach

Torbay Council

Broadsands Beach

Torbay Council

Meadfoot Beach

Torbay Council

Oddicombe Beach

Torbay Council

Maidencombe Beach

Torbay Council

Goodrington Beach

Torbay Council

Paignton Beach

Torbay Council

Preston Sands

Torbay Council

Torre Abbey Sands

Torbay Council

Ansteys Cove

Torbay Council

Westward Ho!

Torridge District Council

Weymouth Central

Weymouth and Portland Borough Council