Scotland's Beach Awards
Scotland's Beach Awards are the benchmark for quality, celebrating clean, well managed and sustainable beaches. Our award-winning beaches demonstrate excellent beach management and environmental best practice, and the maintenance of high standards.
Applications for Scotland's Beach Awards 2022 are now open. For more information visit our Get Awarded page here
Scotland’s 11,800km coastline boasts an impressive mix of stunning rural beaches, great for wildlife watching, to busy recreational beaches, great for enjoying a day out with the family. Whatever you enjoy, there's an awarded beach for you.
Beaches and the coastal environment are a valuable national asset, providing critical habitats for many species and the basis for activities including tourism, coastal recreation and fishing. Blue spaces also have a significant impact on our health and wellbeing, providing places for people to relax and enjoy being outdoors. Check out our information for visitors and start planning your perfect seaside trip.