Blue Flag Beaches Dorset

Dorset’s Blue Flag beaches include the famous Sandbanks Peninsular and the picturesque Victorian seaside resorts of Swanage and Weymouth. There are 14 blue flag beaches in total which are listed below.

Blue flags are awarded to beaches with high water quality and excellent facilities, safety and environmental education. The seaside award is designed to recognise different uses of the UK’s coastline. It ensures visitors are guaranteed to find a clean, safe, attractive and well-managed coastal stretch.

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Dorset’s Blue Flag beaches listed in order of east to west are:

Highcliffe Beach

Friars Cliff Beach

Avon Beach

Southbourne Beach

Fishermans Walk

Bournemouth Manor Steps (located approximately 600m to the east of Boscombe Beach

Durley Chine

Alum Chine

Branksome Chine

Canford Cliffs

Sandbanks Shore Road

Sandbanks Beach

Swanage Beach

Weymouth Beach