Top 10 Antrim Beaches

Here are The UK Beaches Guides top 10 Antrim beaches. Our rating is based on two factors: the amount each page is viewed and any reviews submitted.

1. West Strand Beach, Portrush

West Strand Beach.Portrush West Strand beach, sheltered sandy beach in the town centre next to the harbour. Watersports include windsurfing, canoeing and sailing. The west beach is closer to Portrush...

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2. Cushendun Beach, Cushendun

Cushendun Beach.Cushendun beach is a sandy beach with some pebbles and rocks with a grassy area between the coast road and the beach. The River Dun enters the sea at the south end of the beach with a small harbour...

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3. East Strand and Whiterocks Beach, Portrush

East Strand and Whiterocks Beach.Portrush Whiterocks Beach is backed by long white limestone cliffs that have been carved into arches and caves that fascinate visitors. A lot of the arches have been named like the Wishing ...

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4. Waterfoot Beach, Waterfoot

Waterfoot Beach.Waterfoot is a long sandy beach in the bay that has 2 piers; one is in ruin whilst the other is more intact....

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5. Ballycastle Beach, Ballycastle

Ballycastle Beach.Ballycastle Beach over a kilometre long and overlooks the Mull of Kintyre, the one Paul McCartney sings about! It’s a sandy beach and perfect for sandcastles which don’t blow aw...

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6. Ballygally Beach, Ballygally

Ballygally Beach.Ballygally beach, sandy beach with safe bathing and the headland of Ballgalley Head is popular destination for families....

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7. Runkerry Strand Beach, Portballintrae

Runkerry Strand Beach.Runkerry Strand beach, also known as Bushfoot Strand and Blackrock Strand, is 1.2 km long with a general north east/south west shoreline except at the north east end where it swings north to Runker...

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8. Cushendall Beach, Cushendall

Cushendall Beach.Cushendall beach is a sandy beach within Cushendall Bay, backed by grassland and a golf course. The Glenaan River enters the sea on the beach....

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9. Glenarm Beach, Glenarm

Glenarm Beach.Glenarm beach is within a sheltered sandy bay. To one end of the beach separated by a bridge over the river is a picturesque limestone harbour. The deep harbour has forty fully serviced pontoon ber...

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10. Browns Bay Beach, Larne

Browns Bay Beach.Browns Bay is a sandy beach at the northern tip of Islandmagee a peninsula located between the towns of Larne and Carrickfergus with Larne Lough separating from the mainland. The beach leads to a c...

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Blue Flag Beaches

In addition to this list of our top Antrim beaches, Antrim has 2 Blue Flag awarded beaches and many more seaside awards.


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