Downings Beach is a large bay with rocky shingle and sandy beach backed by some dunes. The beach is popular for swimming, kayaking, boating, windsurfing, sailing, bodyboarding and surfing. Facilities Read more [...]
Find The Nearest Beach Ireland
Planning a trip to the Ireland coast and looking for where the nearest beach is, our beach lists will help you discover the nearest beach to me. Then for each beach, we will answer questions around location, rural or town, sandy or pebble, rockpools, tide times, weather forecast, dog restrictions, bathing water quality, beach cafes and provide general information on the beach and its facilities.
When on a beach page use our tools to search nearby Ireland seaside towns and the surrounding coast for things to see and do or places to stay and eat.
Finding the right beach in Ireland is easy – simply explore the beach links below, to find the closest hit the jump to my location compass or use the search bar to plan where your next Ireland beach visit should be.
Traught beach is sandy beach that has views over Galway bay to Galway city. The beach is located in a Special Area of Conservation knowns as the Galway Bay Complex Read more [...]
Ballinesker beach is a sandy beach on a continuous stretch of sand. The beach is backed by sand dunes and some grass areas.
Bray Beach is a mix of pebbles and sand backed by grass areas and a promenade.
Clogherhead beach is a remote beach with with sandy shores.
Brittas Bay South beach is a long sandy sheltered beach with sand dines. The dune system covers approximately 100 hectares. Brittas has a 3.2km of beach with two access point Read more [...]
Ardmore beach is a mile-long sandy beach, commonly known as the Main Beach. The beach stretches northwards from the small seaside fishing village.
White Strand beach is an unspoilt sandy beach.
Lisfannon beach is a sandy beach and a Natural Heritage site with key wetlands for birds on the shores of Lough Swilly.
Bundoran beach, a sandy beach facing Donegal Bay. Popular with surfers – left hand reef break.
Inch beach is a large sandy beach. The beach is a sand spit protruding into the sea between Dingle Harbour and Castlemaine Harbour. This sandy beach is within a natural Read more [...]
The Warren Beach is a sandy beach backed by dunes located to the east of the Rosscarbery Estuary. On the western side of the beach is a harbour wall which Read more [...]