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Place Category: Beaches
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.
Downhill beach offers a wonderful way to enjoy the natural beauty of this area of UK coastline with scenic walks and areas of conservation. Birdlife and small wildlife is varied and prolific and the cascading waterfalls and dramatically high sand dunes make this a must if you’re on holiday in the area!
The Mussenden Temple offers dramatic views of the north coast and are great fun to explore with views across to Donegal and Londonderry. The nearest town is Castlerock which offers full facilities to the beach in the way of pubs, cafés, accommodation and parking.
Not too far away you’ll find more stunning beaches at the seaside resorts of Portrush and Portstewart.
Downhill Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Downhill Beach.
Downhill Beach Weather Forecast
Light rain tomorrow through Friday, with temperatures falling to 14°C on Thursday.Partly cloudy starting in the evening.Today's Forecast
13->250% 18% 10 mph
5:02 am 9:48 pmRain throughout the day.Saturday, May 27th
11->1780% 86% 4 mph
5:01 am 9:50 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Sunday, May 28th
10->1518% 85% 7 mph
5:00 am 9:51 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon.Monday, May 29th
10->1473% 83% 5 mph
4:59 am 9:53 pmDrizzle in the evening.Tuesday, May 30th
9->1662% 69% 7 mph
4:58 am 9:54 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon.Wednesday, May 31st
6->1662% 97% 6 mph
4:57 am 9:55 pmLight rain in the morning and afternoon and breezy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Thursday, Jun 1st
7->1467% 69% 13 mph
4:56 am 9:57 pmRain starting in the afternoon.Friday, Jun 2nd
4->1480% 40% 7 mph
4:55 am 9:58 pm
Downhill Beach Tide Times
Downhill Beach Water quality
No water quality measurement available for Downhill Beach.
Photos from around the surrounding area