Downhill beach, Downhill, Coleraine, Derry
  • About Us

    Downhill Beach Information

    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 are 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 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.

    Downhill Beach has dog restrictions. Dog restrictions apply from May - September

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 5 beaches around Coleraine, 5 beaches in Derry, or check our list of Derry Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Beach Bathing Water Quality


    No water quality measurement available for Downhill Beach.

  • Tides
  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain today through Monday, with high temperatures rising to 20°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Rain in the morning.
     
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      5:16 am    9:53 pm
    Saturday, Jul 21st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      5:17 am    9:51 pm

    Sunday, Jul 22nd
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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      5:19 am    9:50 pm
    Monday, Jul 23rd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      5:21 am    9:48 pm

    Tuesday, Jul 24th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      5:22 am    9:47 pm
    Wednesday, Jul 25th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
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      5:24 am    9:45 pm

    Thursday, Jul 26th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      5:26 am    9:43 pm
    Friday, Jul 27th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      5:27 am    9:42 pm

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