‘Woeful’: UK bathing waters among the worst in Europe

The UK has been ranked 25th out of 30 European countries for its bathing water quality, following an annual survey by the European Environment Agency (EEA).

by Rachel Salvidge
Just 34% of Scotland's beached were classified as 'excellent'. Photograph: Sergiusz Pawlowski/EyeEm/Getty Images
Just 34% of Scotland's beached were classified as 'excellent'. Photograph: Sergiusz Pawlowski/EyeEm/Getty Images

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