Carne Beach has compact sand and is backed by sand dunes and a large caravan and camping site. Facilities at the beach include car parking, toilets, harbour/breakwater and slipway.
Nearest Blue Flag Beaches Ireland
Blue Flag beaches in Ireland, the Blue Flag award is a prestigious, international award scheme that aims to provide an assurance to tourists that a beach has met a minimum standard. To collect a Blue Flag any UK and Ireland beach must achieve the highest quality of water, facilities, safety, environmental education and management.
Below we list the current Ireland beaches holding the Blue Flag award.
Whitestrand beach is a small sandy beach with a rocky shoreline.
Bundoran beach, a sandy beach facing Donegal Bay. Popular with surfers – left hand reef break.
Courtown beach has fine sand. As you travel northwards away from the harbour the beach is backed by dunes and woodland.
Ballybunion South is the larger of the two Ballybunion beaches. A long sandy beach beacked by dunes and a golf course.
Rossnowlagh beach is just over a 3 km stretch of sand backed by sand dunes and cliffs. The beach faces westward to the Atlantic Ocean and Donegal Bay funnels the Read more [...]
Silverstrand is a sandy beach. The beach is popular with families as it has a gentle slope into the sea. Facing Galway with good views into Galway bay.
Brittas Bay North is a sandy beach backed by sand dunes. Brittas has a 3.2km of beach with two access point known as the South and North beaches.
Shroove beach is a small sandy beach on the Inishowen peninsula and close to the North Inishowen Natural Heritage Area. Facilities include car parking, toilets and seasonal lifeguards.
Garrylucas beach is a sandy beach with some sand dunes. You do get two beaches for one here as Garretstown Beach is just next door and very popular with surfers Read more [...]
Kilkee sandy beach with interesting cliff walks and pools on this sandy beach.
Rosslare beach is a mix of sand and stone. This beach runs along the southern peninsula to Wexford Bay.