Murlough Beach, Newcastle, Down
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    Murlough Beach Info

    Murlough Beach is a wide flat sandy beach with a pebble ridge above high water mark that runs for a length of 6km (5 miles) between Newcastle and Dundrum.

    The beach is backed by a large sand dune system designated as a National Nature Reserve. There is network of paths and boardwalks through the dunes, woodland and heath.

    Murlough beach is an excellent area for walking and bird watching due to its spectacular location within the Mournes and Slieve Croob Area of Outstanding Beauty and the Murlough Special Area for Conservation.

    Facilities include beach cafe, toilets (incl. disabled), car parking, picnic sites (BBQ friendly) and seasonal lifeguards.

    Murlough Beach has dog restrictions. Dog restrictions: No dogs allowed in restricted areas between 1 April and 30 Sept.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 2 beaches around Newcastle, 16 beaches in Down, or check our list of Down Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality

    Murlough Beach Bathing Water Quality

    No water quality measurement available for Murlough Beach.

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  • Weather

    Murlough Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Saturday, with temperatures bottoming out at 6°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Windy throughout the day and light rain overnight.
       74%  92%   19 mph
      8:26 am    4:45 pm
    Wednesday, Jan 24th
     Breezy and partly cloudy throughout the day.
       90%  54%   26 mph
      8:25 am    4:47 pm

    Thursday, Jan 25th
     Breezy in the morning and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       39%  61%   12 mph
      8:24 am    4:49 pm
    Friday, Jan 26th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       29%  68%   8 mph
      8:22 am    4:51 pm

    Saturday, Jan 27th
     Light rain in the morning.
       89%  100%   15 mph
      8:21 am    4:53 pm
    Sunday, Jan 28th
     Breezy and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       37%  92%   20 mph
      8:19 am    4:55 pm

    Monday, Jan 29th
     Breezy in the morning and overcast throughout the day.
       57%  95%   14 mph
      8:17 am    4:57 pm
    Tuesday, Jan 30th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
       41%  41%   8 mph
      8:16 am    4:59 pm

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