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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 2023.

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.

Email Cara Johnston for all enquiries (cara.johnston@keepnorthernirelandbeautiful.org).


Green Flag Community Award winners in Northern Ireland

We extend our congratulations to the following sites for 2022/23; 

  1. Ark Community Garden 
  2. Ballyeaston Church Ruin 
  3.  Clotworthy Courtyard 
  4. Cornfield Project 
  5. Creggan Country Park 
  6. Donaghmore Allotments 
  7. Footprints Women's Centre 
  8. Maine Fold 
  9. Monkstown Village Initiative 
  10. Newmills Community Garden 
  11. Rathain Fold 
  12. Rathfern Activity Centre 
  13. Sentry Hill Community Garden 
  14. Shellinghill Park and Millennium Path 
  15. Singing Kettle Garden 
  16. Toome Linear Park 
  17. Tullaghmurry Fold 
  18. Tullyvallen Fold

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