Rathlin Island Beach



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 other spots to enjoy your fresh fish and chip supper whilst you watch the seals, kittiwakes and gulls. There are a few good beaches on the island and plenty of excellent walks too.

To get to the island, you’ll need to take the ferry from Ballycastle, once on the Island you have cafes and restaurants.

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Rathlin Island Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have one beach around Rathlin Island, 13 beaches in Antrim, or check our list of Antrim Dog Friendly Beaches.

Beach Water Quality

No water quality measurement available for Rathlin Island Beach.


Rathlin Island Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Rathlin Island, Antrim

Expect a temp in the range 6.9℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 5.6 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Jan 26
Expect a temp in the range 7.5℃ to 7.8℃ with wind speed 6.7 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Jan 27
Expect a temp in the range 9.1℃ to 9.7℃ with wind speed 9.4 m/sec (WNW)
Friday, Jan 28
Expect a temp in the range 5.4℃ to 6.8℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Jan 29
Expect a temp in the range 10.7℃ to 11.4℃ with wind speed 12.3 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Jan 30
Expect a temp in the range 8℃ to 8.2℃ with wind speed 9.5 m/sec (NW)
Monday, Jan 31
Expect a temp in the range 3.9℃ to 6.3℃ with wind speed 14.5 m/sec (WNW)

Rathlin Island weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK


Rathlin Island Beach tide times.

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