Northern Ireland Coast

Beaches on the Northern Ireland Coast

Northern Ireland has over 125 miles of coastline and is home to some of the finest beaches in the UK. The beaches are known for the long stretches of golden sands and sand dunes, there are a number of Blue Flag beaches and marinas these include Portrush East, Downhill, Tyrella Beach and Murlough Beach. Relax and enjoy the Northern Irish coastline, visit beaches away from the crowds.


Home to the Glens of Antrim, Rathlin and the Giant’s Causeway.


Beautiful County Down has a beach for everyone.


County Londonderry has a magnificent scenic coastline.

Coastal Activities

Take the plunge and get involved in the many water sports available from kayaking, kitesurfing, sailing surfing and more. Walkers can take in the stunning views along the coastal paths.

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