Murlough Beach, Newcastle, Down
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    Murlough Beach Information

    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. Murlough beach does not allow dogs in restricted areas between 1 April and 30 Sept.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 2 beaches around Newcastle, 15 beaches in Down, or check our list of Down Dog Friendly Beaches.

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    Beach Bathing Water Quality


    No water quality measurement available for Murlough Beach.

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    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain today through Sunday, with high temperatures falling to 8°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Rain and dangerously windy in the morning.
     
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      8:41 am    4:01 pm
    Wednesday, Dec 19th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy until afternoon.
     
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      8:41 am    4:01 pm

    Thursday, Dec 20th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      8:42 am    4:02 pm
    Friday, Dec 21st
     Rain in the morning and evening.
     
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      8:43 am    4:02 pm

    Saturday, Dec 22nd
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
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       79%  53%   11 mph
      8:43 am    4:03 pm
    Sunday, Dec 23rd
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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      8:43 am    4:03 pm

    Monday, Dec 24th
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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       73%  100%   8 mph
      8:44 am    4:04 pm
    Tuesday, Dec 25th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       27%  77%   4 mph
      8:44 am    4:04 pm

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