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 Sunday, with temperatures bottoming out at 5°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Rain starting in the evening and windy overnight.
     
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    Thursday, Jan 18th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day and breezy overnight.
     
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      8:33 am    4:36 pm

    Friday, Jan 19th
     Breezy until evening and partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      8:32 am    4:38 pm
    Saturday, Jan 20th
     Rain starting in the evening.
     
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    Sunday, Jan 21st
     Light rain in the morning.
     
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      8:29 am    4:42 pm
    Monday, Jan 22nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy overnight.
     
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      8:28 am    4:43 pm

    Tuesday, Jan 23rd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy starting in the afternoon.
     
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      8:26 am    4:45 pm
    Wednesday, Jan 24th
     Windy until afternoon and mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
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      8:25 am    4:47 pm

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