Ceredigion County Council has announced that a Blue Flag status has been awarded to five of Ceredigion’s beaches this summer. Borth, Aberystwyth North, New Quay Harbour, Llangrannog and Tresaith beaches have been awarded the coveted Blue Flag for 2018. In addition, Ceredigion’s beaches have been awarded 4 Green Coast awards and 13 Seaside Awards.
Blue Flag and Green Coast award beaches must meet the highest water quality standard and are judged for the provision of facilities for beach user and for demonstrating good management and safety provision. The Seaside Award recognises beaches that have good public facilities, water quality, safety provision and management. The Seaside Award goes to Borth, Clarach, Aberystwyth North, Aberystwyth South, Llanrhystud, New Quay Harbour, New Quay Dolau, Llangrannog, Cilborth – Llangrannog, Tresaith, Aberporth, Mwnt, Penbryn. Green Coast Awards go to Llanrhystud, Mwnt, Penbryn, Cilborth – Llangrannog