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Place Category: Beaches
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 spot of sunbathing in the warmer months.
Downhill beach offers a wonderful way to enjoy the natural beauty of this area of UK coastline with scenic walks and areas of conservation. Birdlife and small wildlife is varied and prolific and the cascading waterfalls and dramatically high sand dunes make this a must if you’re on holiday in the area!
The Mussenden Temple offers dramatic views of the north coast and are great fun to explore with views across to Donegal and Londonderry. The nearest town is Castlerock which offers full facilities to the beach in the way of pubs, cafés, accommodation and parking.
Not too far away you’ll find more stunning beaches at the seaside resorts of Portrush and Portstewart.
Downhill Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Downhill Beach.
Downhill Beach 7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain today, with temperatures bottoming out at 13°C on Friday.Mostly cloudy throughout the day.Today's Forecast
10->1373% 83% 15 mph
8:16 am 6:08 pmMostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.Wednesday, Oct 25th
11->1355% 42% 16 mph
8:18 am 6:06 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Thursday, Oct 26th
10->138% 70% 9 mph
8:20 am 6:04 pmMostly cloudy starting in the evening.Friday, Oct 27th
10->1310% 41% 10 mph
8:22 am 6:02 pmMostly cloudy until evening and breezy in the morning.Saturday, Oct 28th
10->1315% 69% 19 mph
8:24 am 5:59 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Sunday, Oct 29th
11->1312% 46% 12 mph
7:26 am 4:57 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Monday, Oct 30th
11->1526% 87% 16 mph
7:28 am 4:55 pmOvercast throughout the day and windy starting in the evening.Tuesday, Oct 31st
11->1352% 93% 18 mph
7:30 am 4:53 pm
Downhill Beach Tide Times
Downhill Beach Bathing Water Quality
No water quality measurement available for Downhill Beach.
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