Murlough Beach

Murlough Beach, Newcastle, Down

Place Category: Beaches

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  • 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.

    Murlough Beach has dog restrictions. Dog restrictions: No dogs allowed in restricted areas between 1 April and 30 Sept.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 2 beaches around Newcastle, 16 beaches in Down, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Murlough Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain tomorrow through Sunday, with temperatures falling to 14°C on Sunday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    11
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    19
       12%  72%   5 mph
      5:02 am    9:42 pm
    Monday, May 29th
     Rain until afternoon.
     
    11
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    15
       76%  87%   4 mph
      5:01 am    9:43 pm

    Tuesday, May 30th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
    9
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    16
       53%  45%   10 mph
      5:00 am    9:44 pm
    Wednesday, May 31st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    8
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    14
       3%  59%   6 mph
      4:59 am    9:46 pm

    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    10
    -> 
    15
       3%  72%   11 mph
      4:58 am    9:47 pm
    Friday, Jun 2nd
     Light rain until afternoon, starting again in the evening.
     
    10
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    14
       63%  75%   3 mph
      4:57 am    9:48 pm

    Saturday, Jun 3rd
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
    9
    -> 
    14
       61%  42%   1 mph
      4:56 am    9:49 pm
    Sunday, Jun 4th
     Light rain throughout the day.
     
    9
    -> 
    14
       64%  68%   9 mph
      4:55 am    9:50 pm

  • Murlough Beach Tide Times

     

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