Ballyhalbert Beach

Ballyhalbert beach is sandy in a small village with a harbour on the east (Irish Sea) coast of the Ards Peninsula between Ballywalter and Portavogie. Just past the harbour is mainland Irelands most easterly point – Burr Point.

Ballywalter also has a nature reserve, an old castle mound and the ruins of an old church.

Dog Friendly Beach?

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

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 15 beaches in Down, or check our list of Down Dog Friendly Beaches.

Planning your visit to Ballyhalbert Beach


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Place Category: Beaches

Ballyhalbert Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 14.8℃ to 15.5℃ with wind speed 9.8 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, Oct 04cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 11.8℃ to 12.3℃ with wind speed 8.1 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Oct 05cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 12.7℃ to 13.8℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Oct 06lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 15.3℃ to 15.7℃ with wind speed 8.5 m/sec (SSW)
Saturday, Oct 07clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 15.2℃ to 15.4℃ with wind speed 6.1 m/sec (SSW)
Sunday, Oct 08partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 14.8℃ to 15.5℃ with wind speed 9.2 m/sec (S)
Monday, Oct 09fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 9.8℃ to 11.4℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (W)

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

Ballyhalbert Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Ballyhalbert Beach is at Portavogie 5.53 km (3.43 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height, helping you to plan the best time to visit Ballyhalbert Beach. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Tue 03 Oct
   High Tide at 01:21 (Height 4.97m)
   Low Tide at 07:28 (Height 0.76m)
   High Tide at 13:47 (Height 4.66m)
   Low Tide at 19:41 (Height 0.87m)
Wed 04 Oct
   High Tide at 02:08 (Height 4.73m)
   Low Tide at 08:08 (Height 1.01m)
   High Tide at 14:33 (Height 4.58m)
   Low Tide at 20:26 (Height 1.01m)
Thu 05 Oct
   High Tide at 02:56 (Height 4.43m)
   Low Tide at 08:54 (Height 1.29m)
   High Tide at 15:21 (Height 4.44m)
   Low Tide at 21:17 (Height 1.20m)
Fri 06 Oct
   High Tide at 03:48 (Height 4.06m)
   Low Tide at 09:49 (Height 1.57m)
   High Tide at 16:12 (Height 4.26m)
   Low Tide at 22:25 (Height 1.40m)
Sat 07 Oct
   High Tide at 04:45 (Height 3.67m)
   Low Tide at 11:11 (Height 1.79m)
   High Tide at 17:11 (Height 4.05m)
   Low Tide at 23:49 (Height 1.51m)
Sun 08 Oct
   High Tide at 06:02 (Height 3.37m)
   Low Tide at 12:27 (Height 1.85m)
   High Tide at 18:23 (Height 3.92m)
Mon 09 Oct
   Low Tide at 01:03 (Height 1.47m)
   High Tide at 08:02 (Height 3.40m)
   Low Tide at 13:34 (Height 1.76m)
   High Tide at 19:56 (Height 3.99m)

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