Downhill Beach

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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 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.

No water quality measurement available for Downhill Beach.

Downhill Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Coleraine, Derry

Expect a temp in the range 7.6℃ to 10.5℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (SW)
Tuesday, Oct 26
Expect a temp in the range 8.6℃ to 10.8℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Oct 27
Expect a temp in the range 13.6℃ to 14.4℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Oct 28
Expect a temp in the range 9.4℃ to 11.8℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (SSW)
Friday, Oct 29
Expect a temp in the range 8.8℃ to 11.4℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (SE)
Saturday, Oct 30
Expect a temp in the range 5.5℃ to 6.8℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (S)
Sunday, Oct 31
Expect a temp in the range 2.1℃ to 4℃ with wind speed 1.6 m/sec (SSW)

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


Downhill Beach tide times.

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