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Ballyholme Beach

Groomsport Road, Bangor, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9127 0069
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Very pretty.

This is a lovely place and if our weather was a bit warmer it would be outstanding! The coastline... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
markusTyrone
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Tyrone
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two many people walking dogs,and letting them run on there own on the beach/and dogs doing there... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
56annie2015
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
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“dog walkers” (12 reviews)
“yacht club” (5 reviews)
“popular beach” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
Groomsport Road, Bangor, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9127 0069
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"western end"
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"build sand castles"
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"beautiful beach"
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"nice place for a walk"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely place and if our weather was a bit warmer it would be outstanding! The coastline from Bangor up to Donaghadee is worth driving along and hug the sea for as much as possible.

Thank markusTyrone
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

two many people walking dogs,and letting them run on there own on the beach/and dogs doing there business and owners walking off and leaving it.you have no peace used to be a nice place for a walk but not any more.

Thank 56annie2015
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Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

This place was dog poop paradise,you literally had to watch your feet.Don't know what type of people walk their dogs here.Will not under any circumstances be back.Bangor sea front has the odd irresponsible dog walker but not on the scale .

Thank charlie h
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

its not very clean,and you get to many people out with there dogs,and running about children.also dog owners should lift there poo bags instead of them lying on the beach for children to pick up.

Thank 56annie2015
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Reviewed August 15, 2017

Visiting Bangor from the Republic and was looking for a local beach for kids 9,6,3. Handy to park right beside the beach, but keep an eye out for the narrow lane you must go down, no signage.. Spent 3 hours there with kids in and...More

Thank Ruairi G
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Reviewed August 12, 2017

A dirty beach.Never cleaned seaweed banked up, Dogs off their leads .not a place to bathe. promenade walk covered in dog poo. Not up to standard

Thank beth301143
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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

the water was warm and clear, the beach was clean and the sand was great, amazing wee beach love it.

Thank andrew M
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Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Everywhere looks so much nicer when the sun is shining. Good level walkways. Plenty of free parking available. Lots of benches to sit. The info given on the net & such places as TripAdvisor are completely accurate. If only home made diary ice cream was...More

Thank CaptMish
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

Beautiful beach just wish that we had more warm sunny days to enjoy it for longer through the year. The only thing that there should be more of is dog waste bins, I have a dog and many a time there is no room in...More

Thank Alberta M
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Reviewed May 25, 2017

Great place to walk winter of summer time. You can walk around the coast from here coastal path to Groomsport were you sometimes can see sea lions . Or go the opposite way into Bangor and stop of in the Jamaica inn for drinks and...More

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