The Green Flag Award recognises and rewards the best parks and green spaces in the country as well as driving up quality and standards.

The Green Flag Award is a UK-wide partnership, delivered in Wales by Keep Wales Tidy with support from the Welsh Government

An enormous variety of green spaces are eligible to apply, from small urban parks to huge country parks,  university campuses, housing estates and even cemeteries.  There is also the Green Flag Community Award for community managed spaces such as allotments, woodlands, local nature reserves and community gardens.

Both Awards are judged by an army of green space experts, who volunteer their time to visit applicant sites and assess them against eight criteria, including horticultural standards, cleanliness, sustainability and community involvement. 

Among this year's recipients of the Green Flag Award were, for the first time, St Fagans Historic Gardens in Cardiff, Barry Island Promenade and Penllergare Valley Woods just outside Swansea. The number of Green Flag Community Awarded sites doubled in size welcoming amongst many Newry Beach Sunken Garden in Anglesey, Penmoelallt Woods in Merthyr Tydfil and Crucorney Allotments in Monmouthshire.

For further information please contact Lucy Prisk on lucy.prisk@keepwalestidy.org or 07469 118876

LATEST PHOTOGRAPHS

Select Your Location, Map Select Your Location, Map Blaenau Gwent Bridgend Caerphilly Cardiff Carmarthenshire Ceredigion Conwy Denbighshire Flintshire Gwynedd Anglesey Merthyr Tydfil Monmouthshire Neath Port Talbot Newport Pembrokeshire Powys Rhondda Cynon Taf Swansea Gower Torfaen Vale of Glamorgan Wrexham Blaenau Gwent Bridgend Caerphilly Cardiff Carmarthenshire Ceredigion Conwy Denbighshire Flintshire Gwynedd Anglesey Merthyr Tydfil Monmouthshire Neath Port Talbot Newport Pembrokeshire Powys Rhondda Cynon Taf Swansea Gower Torfaen Vale Of Glamorgan Wrexham

FIND A PARK

LATEST NEWS

Welsh parks earn record number of awards

More parks and green spaces than ever will be flying the Green Flag Award this year! Read More

Heritage Lottery Fund support to protect hedgerows across Wales

Wales’s natural landscape has long been regarded a thing of beauty to be treasured. It does however need constant care, and thanks to National Lottery players over 3,000 volunteers will be recruited to look after it as part of a new initiative announced today. Read More

Schools in Wales celebrate eco success

Schools across Wales are celebrating after being awarded an internationally acclaimed eco-award. Read More

Plas Marian Holiday Cottages awarded environmental accreditation

The five-star rated Plas Marian Holiday Cottages has become the first Green Key accredited accommodation on the Isle of Anglesey. Read More