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.
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.
Carnlough beach is within the small fishing village of Carnlough in County Antrim. It’s a sandy beach with good facilities in the nearby town and there are plenty of good walks nearby going along the coastline. There is no lifeguard service here and the beach close to the village goes read more
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 coastal path which leads to Skernaghan Point. Facilities include parking, toilets (disabled), campsite and shop.
Ballygally beach, sandy beach with safe bathing and the headland of Ballgalley Head is popular destination for families.
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 away as the beach backdrop is dramatic cliffs on one side and great castle ruins on the other above a massive read more
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 Arch and the Lion’s Paw and you can sit here on the grassy patches all along the beach read more
Waterfoot is a long sandy beach in the bay that has 2 piers; one is in ruin whilst the other is more intact.
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 ammenities than the east strand and whiterocks beach.
Rathlin Island has endless beaches. Its six miles long and one mile wide and here you’ll enjoy finding out more about the shipwrecks and the locals – just 70 odd – who live here. The shore line here is dotted with benches and other spots to enjoy your fresh fish read more
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 Runkerry Head. The river Bush enters the bay at the south west corner. the beach is backed read more
White Park Bay is a brilliant family sandy beach ideal for sandcastles, picnics, lazing in the sun and walks. The beach is large so you will never find it too busy. White Park Bay beach is backed by ancient dunes, declared area of scientific interest that provide a range of read more