Heading to Antrim and looking for something to do or a place to visit nearby. Coast Radar is not just a list of beaches but we bring you the whole Antrim coast including castles, lighthouses, piers, museums, beautiful gardens, seaside towns, National Trust and other heritage properties.
When on an information page you can also use our tools to search for nearby Antrim seaside towns, and the surrounding coast for the best beaches and places to stay and eat.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Antrim day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the links below, to find the closest hit the jump to my location compass or use the search bar to plan where your next Antrim activity could be.
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Find Antrim Dog Friendly Beaches
Heading to the Antrim coast with your dog and not sure if they are allowed on any beaches?
This Antrim list of dog friendly beaches will help in planning your next trip to the beach, beaches for dogs near Antrim
Our Antrim dog friendly beach list currently has 2 Antrim beaches listed where dogs are allowed with 5 beaches that have some dog restrictions, and there are no beaches on which a full dog ban is in operation.
Antrim Beaches allowing dogs
This list shows 2 Antrim beaches with no dog restrictions and can be used all year.
Note, although dogs are allowed you are expected to keep control of your dog, clean-up after them and some beaches may require you to keep them on a lead. Please check local information sites for any restrictions.
Antrim Beaches that have dog restrictions
This list shows 5 Antrim beaches allowing dogs but with some restrictions. These restrictions could be a time of day, restricted zones, dogs to be kept on a lead or only allowed out of season. Check our beach information page for details of the restrictions in place.
- West Strand Beach, Portrush
- Whiterocks Beach, Portrush
- Ballycastle Beach, Ballycastle
- Ballygally Beach, Ballygally
- Runkerry Strand Beach, Portballintrae
Antrim Beaches that do not allow dogs
We have no Antrim beaches recorded that do not allow dogs at any time.
Antrim Beaches that we have NO dog restriction information
This list shows 6 Antrim beaches where we have no information on dog restrictions.
- Browns Bay Beach, Larne
- Cushendall Beach, Cushendall
- Cushendun Beach, Cushendun
- Glenarm Beach, Glenarm
- White Park Bay Beach, Ballintoy
- Rathlin Island Beach, Rathlin Island
If a Antrim beach is not listed above then we have no information and you will have to check local beach information boards.
Note that we try to keep this dog beach information up to date but restrictions are set by local councils and occasionally we may miss a change.