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Ballyholme Beach

Groomsport Road, Bangor, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9127 0069
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A Beach with a View

This is a great beach for swimming or just relaxing and watching the activities on Belfast Lough... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AndrewUK2013
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Coopers Beach, New Zealand
relaxing

could be cleaner,a lot of dog mess,bottles,papers/carrier bags lying about.its lovely if you didn't... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
56annie2015
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“dog walkers” (12 reviews)
“yacht club” (5 reviews)
“popular beach” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
Groomsport Road, Bangor, Northern Ireland
CONTACT
+44 28 9127 0069
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"dog walkers"
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"yacht club"
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"popular beach"
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"jamaica inn"
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"western end"
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"coastal path"
in 8 reviews
"beautiful beach"
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"nice place for a walk"
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"national trust"
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"beach walk"
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"esplanade"
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"sloping"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great beach for swimming or just relaxing and watching the activities on Belfast Lough. Parking can be tricky but if you can get one on the top road into the village then the views are amazing. The local coffee shop is also...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

could be cleaner,a lot of dog mess,bottles,papers/carrier bags lying about.its lovely if you didn't have dogs running round your feet.

Thank 56annie2015
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

Ballyholme beach is a long sloping sandy beach and great for bathing and picnics. Parking is a bit restricted so get along early on a good day

Thank Hubert A
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

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 2 April 2018

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 5 January 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 27 November 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 15 August 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 12 August 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 9 August 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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