Ballywalter Beach

Ballywalter Beach is a long, sandy beach which offers enjoyment for all. Bathers and walkers can make use of this expansive stretch at Ballywalter Beach, along with its rock pools ready for children to explore. A small playground is located nearby, along with public toilets. At the Lime Kilns, a raised area provides great views of the Irish Sea coastline.

There is no lifeguard service on Ballywalter Beach.

Facilities: Car Parking, child friendly areas, dogs allowed, toilets. Ballywalter Beach is open all year round. There is disabled access and disabled parking bays. Water quality is Good. Awards: Seaside Award Rural.

During the winter, Ballywalter Beach is used by over-wintering birds including Ring Plover, Golden Plover, Turnstone, Manx Shearwater to name but a few and provides great opportunities for birdwatchers.

Getting to the start by car:

Ballywalter Beach is located at the edge of Ballywalter village and can be accessed via the car park located at The Kilns and also via the Harbour car park. The village of Ballywalter is located along the Ards Peninsula and is approx 20 miles from Belfast.

Opening times:

Beach accessible at all times

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Newtownards / Ards Visitor Information Centre
  • Toilets
  • Parking Available
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Contact Details

Ballywalter
Newtownards
County Down
BT22 2PJ

Email:
tourism@ards-council.gov.uk
Tel: (028) 9182 6846