Murlough Beach (Down)

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 is a Blue Flag Beach.

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.

No water quality measurement available for Murlough Beach.

Our weather forecast for Newcastle in Down

Today (Thursday, Jan 21)


Expect a temperature in the range 4.3℃ to 5.9℃ with a wind speed 6.2 m/sec (WNW)

Friday, Jan 22


Expect a temperature in the range 1.8℃ to 2℃ with a wind speed 4.5 m/sec (W)

Saturday, Jan 23


Expect a temperature in the range 0℃ to 0.4℃ with a wind speed 3.7 m/sec (WNW)

Sunday, Jan 24


Expect a temperature in the range 0.8℃ to 1.9℃ with a wind speed 4.3 m/sec (SSW)

Monday, Jan 25


Expect a temperature in the range 1.8℃ to 2.5℃ with a wind speed 5 m/sec (WNW)

Tuesday, Jan 26


Expect a temperature in the range -0℃ to 1.3℃ with a wind speed 2.7 m/sec (WNW)

Wednesday, Jan 27


Expect a temperature in the range 6.4℃ to 7℃ with a wind speed 3.9 m/sec (WSW)

Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK


Tides

Our tide forecast for Murlough Beach in Down.

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