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Place Category: Beaches
Murlough Beach is a wide flat sandy beach with a pebble ridge above high water mark that runs for a length of 6km (5 miles) between Newcastle and Dundrum.
The beach is backed by a large sand dune system designated as a National Nature Reserve. There is network of paths and boardwalks through the dunes, woodland and heath.
Murlough beach is an excellent area for walking and bird watching due to its spectacular location within the Mournes and Slieve Croob Area of Outstanding Beauty and the Murlough Special Area for Conservation.
Facilities include beach cafe, toilets (incl. disabled), car parking, picnic sites (BBQ friendly) and seasonal lifeguards.
Murlough Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.
Dog restrictions: No dogs allowed in restricted areas between 1 April and 30 Sept.
Murlough Beach Weather Forecast
Light rain tomorrow through Sunday, with temperatures falling to 14°C on Sunday.Mostly cloudy throughout the day.Today's Forecast
11->1912% 72% 5 mph
5:02 am 9:42 pmRain until afternoon.Monday, May 29th
11->1576% 87% 4 mph
5:01 am 9:43 pmLight rain in the morning.Tuesday, May 30th
9->1653% 45% 10 mph
5:00 am 9:44 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Wednesday, May 31st
8->143% 59% 6 mph
4:59 am 9:46 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Thursday, Jun 1st
10->153% 72% 11 mph
4:58 am 9:47 pmLight rain until afternoon, starting again in the evening.Friday, Jun 2nd
10->1463% 75% 3 mph
4:57 am 9:48 pmMostly cloudy until evening.Saturday, Jun 3rd
9->1461% 42% 1 mph
4:56 am 9:49 pmLight rain throughout the day.Sunday, Jun 4th
9->1464% 68% 9 mph
4:55 am 9:50 pm
Murlough Beach Tide Times
Murlough Beach Water quality
No water quality measurement available for Murlough Beach.
Photos from around the surrounding area