Top 10 Derry Beaches

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

1. Downhill Beach, Coleraine

Downhill Beach.Downhill beach offers visitors a long stretch of sandy beach with great surf making it an ideal spot for water sports and long walks with the dog or just a spot of sunbathing in the warmer months. ...

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2. Magilligan Beach, Benone Strand

Magilligan Beach.Magilligan Beach (Benone Strand) is located on the North West corner of Northern Ireland and stretches for 7 miles from Downhill to Magilligan Point. Magilligan foreland is Ireland’s largest ...

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3. The Strand Beach, Portstewart

The Strand Beach.The Strand at Portstewart is a large sandy beach backed by a sand dune system that reach heights of up to 30 metres (100ft). Neolithic pottery and implements have also been found within the sand du...

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4. Magilligan Point Beach, Limavady

Magilligan Point Beach.Magilligan Point is the tip of one of the largest (7 miles) sand dune systems in the British Isles. The coastline constantly changes with winter storms and this is one of the main reasons the site ...

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5. Castlerock Beach, Castlerock

Castlerock Beach.Castlerock beach, a mile of sandy beach backed by grass covered dunes that runs west-wards from the mouth of the River Bann. An open-air heated swimming pool by the beach....

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Blue Flag Beaches

In addition to this list of our top Derry beaches, Derry has 4 Blue Flag awarded beaches and many more seaside awards.


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