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 [...]
Find The Nearest Beach Derry
Planning a trip to the Derry 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, beach cafes and provide general information on the beach and its facilities.
When on a beach page use our tools to search nearby Derry seaside towns and the 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 beach links below, to find the closest hit the jump to my location compass or use the search bar to plan where your next Derry beach visit should be.
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 [...]