Twenty years of flying the Blue Flag in Swanage!

Swanage Beach has just been awarded the prestigious Blue Flag and the Seaside Award for 2021, which are only presented to well managed beaches with excellent water quality.

This means that the town can fly the internationally recognised Blue Flag to show visitors that Swanage Beach complies with the highest standards of environmental education and information, water quality, environmental management, safety, and services.

Blue Flag and Seaside Award plaques for 2021
Swanage Information Centre
Seaside Award flag
Swanage Information Centre

Recognises and rewards beaches

The Seaside Award recognises and rewards beaches in England that achieve the highest standards of beach management and, in the case of bathing beaches such as Swanage, meet guideline water quality.

Flags flying outside Swanage Information Centre
Swanage Information Centre

20th consecutive Blue Flag for Swanage Central Beach

Visitor services manager for Swanage Town Council, Culvin Milmer said:

“We’re once again excited to announce that we’ve been awarded both the Blue Flag and also the Seaside Award. It’s extra special this year, as 2021 marks the 20th consecutive Blue Flag for Swanage Central Beach!

“Both awards confirm that our beach meets very high standards, guaranteeing that you are visiting one of the best and cleanest beaches in the world!”

Seaside Award flag
Swanage Information Centre

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