Murlough Beach (Down)

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  • 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 no beaches around Newcastle, 15 beaches in Down, or check our list of Down Dog Friendly Beaches.

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