Ballywalter Beach (Down)

  • Information

    Ballywalter beach is actually two beaches but it is the long south sandy beach that draws most visitors, with rock pools and never too crowded.

    Ballywalter is a village situated on the east (Irish Sea) coast of the Ards Peninsula.

    Facilities include small playground nearby, grass areas behind the beach, car parking and toilets.

    Ballywalter Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    Ballywalter Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year. Ballywalter Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Ards Peninsula, 15 beaches in Down, or check our list of Down Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Beach Water Quality

    No water quality measurement available for Ballywalter Beach.

  • Tides
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  • What do others think ...

    1 Review on “Ballywalter Beach (Down)”

    • Anonymous
      5 years ago

      Cleanest stretch of beach along coast!
      Toilets beside the play park on the strand. Usually unlocked. Dog friendly (make sure to pick up mess, there are bins every few hundred feet). The cafe and bar on the main street will usually let kids nip in to use the loo.

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