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Beaches win international recognition

Award winning beaches Photo:

The east coast has some of the most spectacular in the country – and now we can be sure our shores are safe and clean.

15 beaches from north Yorkshire and the north east were given Seaside Awards from Keep Britain Tidy.

Blue Flag

Blue Flags were also awarded to seven of those, it’s coveted international recognition- placing them among the best beaches in the world for meeting some very particular standards and requirements.

Requirements include

  • Water quality
  • Cleanliness
  • Facilities
  • Educating people about the environment

See which beaches made the cut: