The Green Flag Community Award is the benchmark for parks and green spaces which are managed by volunteers. Wherever you see a Green Flag, you know you’re visiting an exceptional place with the highest standards.
For further information, please contact Lucy Prisk or call 07469 118876.
All community green spaces can apply, as long as they’re freely accessible to all and unlocked as much as possible (although we understand this may not be every day and may be limited to regular, advertised open days).
You can see all our award-winning sites on our interactive map.
Yes, the great news is it’s free to apply for the Green Flag Community Award!
Awards are given on an annual basis and winners must apply each year to renew their Green Flag status.
31 January is the deadline for submitting your online application.
Judging takes place during the spring and all Green Flag Award winners are normally announced in July.
Independent, experienced judges who are trained to judge Green Flag Award applications will arrange a visit to go through your application and judge your site.
Your site will be judged on eight key criteria:
Applying is easy and it’s free! Just register your site and upload the following documents:
For detailed guidance, download our step-by-step guide.
Applying is easy and it’s free!
Are you a member of staff who manages a park or green space? Find out more about the Green Flag Award.