Barleycove beach on the Mizen Penninsula in west cork a sand beach with extensive dunes.
Nearest Blue Flag Beaches Cork
Blue Flag beaches in Cork, 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 Cork beaches holding the Blue Flag award.
Inchydoney beach is a sandy beach located on Inchydoney Island that is connected to the mainland by two causeways. The beach is split by the Inchydoney headland, these are often Read more [...]
Owenahincha beach is a sandy beach backed by sand dunes and popular for surfing although the sea can be rough. Facilities at the beach include car parking, toilets, seasonal lifeguards Read more [...]
Garretstown beach is a sandy beach that has some good waves and is thus popular with surfers. If you want less waves then Garrylucas tends to be calmer.
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 [...]
Tragumna beach is a sandy beach tucked into a small bay with rocks to each side.