Banffshire Coast News
Bathing Beaches Sparkle
Beaches in the north and north-east are among the cleanest in Europe.
5 beaches in Aberdeenshire received the top rating - Philorth and Tiger Hill in Fraserburgh, Inverboyndie at Banff, Peterhead Lido and Rosehearty.
The excellent rating went to Achmelvich, Dornoch, Dunnet and Rosemarkie in Highland, Cullen Bay on the Banffshire Coast, and Ganavan in Argyll and Bute.