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 Donegal
Planning a trip to the Donegal 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, closest beach cafes and provide general information on the beach and its facilities.
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Finding the right beach in Donegal 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 Donegal beach visit should be.
Carrickfinn beach is a large sandy beach backed by sand dunes. The beach is located within Gweedore Bay which is a Natural Heritage Area.
Magheroarty Beach is a remote and unspoilt sandy curving beach with nice views to the nearby islands of Inishbofin and Tory. The beach is backed by large sand dunes. The Read more [...]
Pollan Bay Beach is a remote sand and pebble beach backed by low dunes located at the northwestern tip of the Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal. On the northern tip Read more [...]
Murvagh beach, a special area of conservation with its sandy beach and dunes, a sheltered and peaceful beach,
Marble Hill beach is sandy beach with dunes. The sand dune at Marble Hill have many flowers and bird species and is one of the remaining locations in Ireland where Read more [...]
Tramore Strand Beach is a within Sheephaven Bay that skirts the Rosapenna Golf Club and just next to the village and beach at Downings.
Naran beach is a large sandy beach backed by sand dunes.
It is a long sandy beach that stretches about 1kms along the bay backed by sand dunes. Can be very busy on nice days.
Bundoran beach, a sandy beach facing Donegal Bay. Popular with surfers – left hand reef break.
Glencolumbkille beach (aka Gleann Cholm Cille and Glencolumbcille) is a sandy beach tucked in between two rocky outcrops. The beach is backed by a grassy/dune area and you have rocks Read more [...]
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 [...]