County Down Beaches

County Down Beaches

Whether you’re planning a staycation or a day trip with the kids. Use our coastal holiday guide to discover beautiful County Down beaches.

Find your favourite County Down Beaches

Explore the stunning County Down Coastline. Some of the best beaches in Northern Ireland can be found along here. Beautiful beaches and coastal activities await you.

Explore beaches in County Down with our Northern Ireland beach guide.

Start at the first beach in Londonderry. Then ‘Next beach’ to follow the coastline. Have fun!

Full List of County Down Beaches

Do you know the name of the beach you are looking for? See our full list of beaches in County Down in alphabetical order.

Do you know the name of the beach you are looking for? See the full list of beaches in County Down in alphabetical order.

Ballyholme Beach

Take your bucket and spade to sandy Ballyholme Beach on the Bangor coast in County Down.

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Ballywalter

Ballywalter Beach is a long east facing beach on the County Down Coast. A lovely place to visit with the family.

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Cranfield Beach

Cranfield beach in County Down is a popular curved south facing beach. To the Eastern side, the beach is backed by a Holiday Park making it ideal for families.

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Crawfordsburn Beach

Unspoilt Crawfordsburn Beach just east of Helens Bay on the County Down Coast. The beach is part of the Crawfordsburn Country Park.

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Groomsport

Groomsport Beach and harbour on the Bangor coast in County Down.

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Helens Bay

Charming Helens Bay Beach is a popular seaside spot on the County Down Coast.

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Holywood Seapark Beach

Charming Helens Bay Beach is a popular seaside spot on the County Down Coast.

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Murlough beach

Murlough beach is an award winning sandy beach on the Northern Ireland coast.

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Tyrella Beach

Tyrella beach is a popular sandy beach in Dundrum Bay, Downpatrick, County Down. Both Blue Flag and seaside award winning, there is plenty of family friendly facilities.

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Explore the UK coastline

beautiful beach on South West England coast

What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.




Overlooking the coast UK

Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.




Enjoy the beautiful Londonderry coast.