This year, Devon has received 14 Blue Flag awards for its beaches. The Blue Flag is only presented to well managed beaches with high standards of safety, cleanliness and management.

Here are the beaches awarded the Blue Flag for 2023

Blackpool Sands
Westward Ho!
Sidmouth Town Beach
Dawlish Warren
Teignmouth Town
Oddicombe Beach
Meadfoot Beach
Preston Sands
Broadsands Beach
Breakwater Beach
Torre Abbey Sands

Oddicombe Beach, in Torquay, has won the award for the 36th year in a row, while Exmouth and Sidmouth have both won the award for the fifth and fourth year in a row respectively.