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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 throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 18°C on Thursday.Partly cloudy throughout the day.Today's Forecast
10->1430% 54% 6 mph
5:00 am 9:51 pmLight rain until afternoon.Monday, May 29th
10->1572% 88% 4 mph
4:59 am 9:53 pmLight rain in the morning.Tuesday, May 30th
10->1556% 55% 10 mph
4:58 am 9:54 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Wednesday, May 31st
9->160% 49% 3 mph
4:57 am 9:55 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Thursday, Jun 1st
10->1858% 72% 9 mph
4:56 am 9:57 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon.Friday, Jun 2nd
6->1755% 34% 3 mph
4:55 am 9:58 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Saturday, Jun 3rd
6->1670% 73% 4 mph
4:54 am 9:59 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon.Sunday, Jun 4th
4->1660% 52% 8 mph
4:53 am 10:00 pm
Downhill Beach Tide Times
Downhill Beach Water quality
No water quality measurement available for Downhill Beach.
Photos from around the surrounding area