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Burnham On Sea Beach awarded top UK status
April 2004

BURNHAM-ON-SEA'S beach has officially been named one of the UK's top beaches for safety, cleanliness, water quality, facilities and access.

It was awarded fifth place in a survey of 170 beaches across the country carried out by the Keep Britain Tidy Group.

Burnham Beach was awarded 100% for cleanliness, 100% for water safety, 80% for control of dogs, 90% for amenities and facilities, 100% for maintenance and 94% for information.

Burnham beach is part of a seven-mile stretch of sand which runs from Burnham-on-Sea to Brean Down.

Click here for more details about the beach and see our beach safety advice page.

UK's TOP TEN BEACHES
Score out of 100 in brackets:
1 Bournemouth Pier (99)
2= Bridlington (96)
2= Filey (96)
2= Scarborough (96)
5= Burnham-On-Sea (94)
5= Dawlish Warren (94)
7= Clacton (93)
7= Weymouth (93)
7= Eastboune (93)
7= Ramsgate (93)
Source: Encams (Keep Britain Tidy Group)


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