Northern Ireland Beaches
Within Northern Ireland you will find some of the most spectacular beaches in Europe. The naturally stunning formations of the coastline provide long stretches of golden sand and impressive sand dunes.
Whether you want a beach with all the amenities including picnic and barbeque facilities for a family day out on a summer's day, activites including watersports or just fancy a brisk walk in the cool winter air, our beaches offer a truly unforgettable experience.
In 2014 eighteen of our beaches and two marinas received awards for exceeding tough standards for water quality and visitor facilities.
Northern Ireland Blue Flag Beaches & Marinas 2014: Magilligan-Benone, Downhill, Portstewart Strand, Portrush West, Portrush East, Whiterocks, Tyrella Beach, Murlough Beach, Ballycastle Marina, Ballyronan Marina
Northern Ireland Seaside Award Beaches 2014: Castlerock, Portstewart, Portrush East, Ballycastle, Waterfoot, Carnlough, Ballygally, Brown’s Bay, Crawfordsburn, Millisle Beach Park, Ballywalter South Beach, Tyrella Beach, Murlough Beach, Cranfield West
Download the 2014 Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful Award Winning Beaches & Marinas Map Guide