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Green Flag Community Award

      Green Flag Award NI Sites

The Green Flag Community Award is the national award recognising high-quality green spaces managed by voluntary and community groups.

All community green spaces that are easily accessible and open to the public (i.e. accessible to users during the day where no key/code is needed for entry) are eligible for the award. These include:

  • Community gardens
  • Woodlands
  • Nature reserves
  • Allotments
  • Churchyards

Guidance Documents

For a step-by-step walk through to submitting your application, download our Green Flag Community Application Guidance 2024.

Please also complete the Green Flag Community Management Plan Template as part of your entry.

A full list of the criteria used to judge Green Flag community sites is available here.

For more information on the Green Flag Award, please contact our Green Flag Project Officer on Cara.Johnston@keepnorthernirelandbeautiful.org.

Green Flag Community Award winners in Northern Ireland

We extend our congratulations to the following sites for 2023/24:

  1. Ballyeaston Church Ruin
  2. Creggan Country Park 
  3. Downpatrick Community Allotment
  4. The Playtrail 
  5. Thomas Clarke GAC 
  6. Lislea Community Garden 
  7. Markethill Community Garden
  8. Donaghmore Allotments
  9. Footprints Women's Centre
  10. Maine Fold
  11. Monkstown Village Community Garden
  12. Newmills Community Garden
  13. Gortgole Fold 
  14. Neillsbrook Fold 
  15. Lennoxvale Tree Nursery and Malone Gateway
  16. Rathain Fold
  17. Rathfern Activity Centre
  18. Sentry Hill Community Garden
  19. Shellinghill Park and Millennium Path
  20. Elevation. 
  21. Singing Kettle Garden
  22. Toome Linear Park

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