Beach Awards and previous Blue Flag and Seaside Awards

What is it: 

Keep Scotland Beautiful (KSB) runs the Scottish Beach Awards scheme, see link under ‘Additional Information’ tab below, which has been in place since 2016. Awards are made at the start of the bathing season. Prior to 2016 there were other schemes in existence: the Blue Flag programme was discontinued at the end of 2016; the Seaside Award ran for 1993-2015.

MS Maps NMPi contains two layers:

  • Blue Flag and Seaside Awards (2012-2015)
  • Beach Awards since 2016
Links to Scotland's Marine Atlas: 
Data originators: 
This information page is part of the theme: 
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