Cushendun beach is a sandy beach with some pebbles and rocks with a grassy area between the coast road and the beach. The River Dun enters the sea at the Read more [...]
Planning a trip to the Antrim coast and looking for the nearest beach? Our beach lists will help you find the closest beaches to your location and then for each beach, we will answer questions around location, tide times, weather forecast, dog restrictions, water quality and provide general information on the beach and its facilities. When on a beach page use our tools to search the Antrim seaside towns and surrounding coast for things to see and do or places to stay and eat.
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Cushendall beach is a sandy beach within Cushendall Bay, backed by grassland and a golf course. The Glenaan River enters the sea on the beach and for facilities you will Read more [...]
Carnlough beach is within the small fishing village of Carnlough in County Antrim. It’s a sandy beach with good facilities in the nearby town and there are plenty of good Read more [...]
Brown’s Bay is a sandy beach at the northern tip of Islandmagee a peninsula located between the towns of Larne and Carrickfergus with Larne Lough separating from the mainland. The Read more [...]
Ballygally beach is a sandy beach with safe bathing and the headland of Ballgalley Head is a popular destination for families. This is a town beach and so Ballygally has Read more [...]
Ballycastle beach is over a kilometre long and overlooks the Mull of Kintyre. It’s a sandy beach whose backdrop is dramatic cliffs on one side and great castle ruins on Read more [...]
Waterfoot is a long sandy beach in the bay that has 2 piers; one is in ruin whilst the other is more intact. Facilities include parking and picnic sites.
Portrush West Strand beach is a sheltered sandy beach in the town next to the harbour. Watersports include windsurfing, canoeing and sailing. The west beach is closer to Portrush amenities Read more [...]
Portrush Whiterocks Beach is backed by long white limestone cliffs that have been carved into arches and caves that fascinate visitors. We have listed one beach, but this 3 miles Read more [...]
Rathlin Island has endless beaches, it’s six miles long and one mile wide and you’ll enjoy finding out more about the shipwrecks. The shore line is dotted with benches and Read more [...]
Runkerry Strand beach, also known as Bushfoot Strand and Blackrock Strand, is 1.2 km long with a general north east/south west shoreline except at the north-east end where it swings Read more [...]
White Park Bay is a brilliant family sandy beach ideal for sandcastles, picnics, lazing in the sun and walks. White Park Bay beach is backed by ancient dunes, declared area Read more [...]