Murlough Beach

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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.

No water quality measurement available for Murlough Beach.

Murlough Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Newcastle, Down

Today
Expect a temp in the range 9.4℃ to 11.9℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (SW)
Tuesday, Oct 26
Expect a temp in the range 9.2℃ to 11℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (SW)
Wednesday, Oct 27
Expect a temp in the range 15℃ to 15.4℃ with wind speed 8.2 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Oct 28
Expect a temp in the range 11.9℃ to 14.1℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Oct 29
Expect a temp in the range 12.6℃ to 13.7℃ with wind speed 4.1 m/sec (SSE)
Saturday, Oct 30
Expect a temp in the range 8.3℃ to 9.5℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (SSW)
Sunday, Oct 31
Expect a temp in the range 4.8℃ to 6.7℃ with wind speed 1.8 m/sec (WSW)


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


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Murlough Beach tide times.

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