Castlerock beach is a mile of sandy beach backed by grass covered dunes that runs west-wards from the mouth of the River Bann. Facilities include car parking, seasonal lifeguards, toilets Read more [...]
Planning a trip to the Derry 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 Derry seaside towns and surrounding coast for things to see and do or places to stay and eat.
Finding the right beach in Derry is easy – simply explore the links below, to find the closest, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Derry beach visit.
Magilligan Beach (Benone Strand) is located on the North West corner of Northern Ireland and stretches for 7 miles from Downhill to Magilligan Point. Magilligan foreland is Ireland’s largest coastal Read more [...]
The Strand at Portstewart is a large sandy beach backed by a sand dune system that reaches heights of up to 30 metres (100ft). Neolithic pottery and implements have also Read more [...]
Downhill beach offers visitors a long stretch of sandy beach with great surf making it an ideal spot for water sports and long walks with the dog or just a Read more [...]
Magilligan Point is the tip of one of the largest (7 miles) sand dune systems in the British Isles. The coastline constantly changes with winter storms and this is one Read more [...]