The Green Flag Award® scheme recognises well managed parks and green spaces. It sets the standard for managing recreational outdoor spaces across the UK. Here's what we're doing at the Trust to make sure our waterways raise the Green Flag for well managed outdoor spaces.
Many of you will be more familiar with Green Flags and their links with parks and green spaces. The scheme, run by Keep Britain Tidy, recognises spaces that boast the highest possible environmental standards, are beautifully maintained, and play an important role in the local community. Most Green Flag sites are parks, but we want people to know that our blue watery spaces can have the same positive, wellbeing impacts as green grassy ones.
The scheme sets the national standard and provides a high level quality against which such spaces are measured. Winning a Green Flag award show that a space:
To date, we have won 15 Green flag awards:
Each of our regional teams work closely with their local groups, societies and communities. You can see some of the projects below:
Last date edited: 4 June 2019