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A really beautiful beach

It was lovely to find that we were allowed to use one side of the beach with our dogs during high... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Belfast, United Kingdom
Beautiful beach, in beautiful setting

Castlerock beach is a sandy beach which goes down as far as the mouth of the River Bann - which is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cheadle, United Kingdom
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Sea Road, Castlerock, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It was lovely to find that we were allowed to use one side of the beach with our dogs during high season-a very sensible way to manage this facility so that everyone can enjoy such a lovely beach.

Thank carolbelfast2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Castlerock beach is a sandy beach which goes down as far as the mouth of the River Bann - which is well worth a walk where you can also climb up on the side and walk to the where the river ends and sea begins....More

1  Thank HughMc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited here with my parents almost 30 years ago, it was the perfect place to take our girls. I’m pleased to see the lifeguards patrolling as the currents can be strong, but the girls mostly paddled and played on the sand with Dad whilst...More

Thank Ruthich
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful sand dunes that seem to go on for miles and kept in immaculately clean condition. Castlerock beach is most definitely a hidden gem on the Antrim coast.

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At low tide you can walk west on the beach and if you are lucky get a look in the massive caves and walk over to Downhill beach. The views are magnificent and the caves and rockpools are worth exploring. (When tide comes in make...More

1  Thank Alison D
Reviewed 10 July 2018

went with my family on our first visit to castlerock beach and I must say this is the best beach I have been to in Northern Ireland so far. It is clean and staffed and is not over run with people. The water is warm...More

Thank Gary R
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The beach carries on for ever. Very clean and pristine. I am not sure about the swimming as we were there mid June and it was fairly cold. Very nice to plat on and just walk and enjoy the sscenery. I am not sure of...More

Thank Mikado_10
Reviewed 12 June 2018

The weather has been unusually calm, warm and sunny for several weeks and Castlerock beach was just the place for a walk and paddle before settling down at the foot of the dunes with a coffee and a book. A perfect afternoon.

1  Thank John A
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Very clean beach and easy to park. Stay on the sandy beach or head left to the rocks and caves but keep and eye on the incoming tide if you go left. Walk up to the Bann mouth and you might see Porpoises. Head inland...More

Thank terrynev
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Wonderfull beach, spotless after a busy day on a bank holiday weekend. New access steps since last visit.

Thank Peter S
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Graeme C
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Response from Jacqueline H | Reviewed this property |
I can’t see why not as long as you extinguish it and dispose of it responsibly. There might be rules for use of the beach on a sign. If you can’t use it then take it home.
4 May 2015|
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Response from Valowry | Reviewed this property |
hi! the train station is less than a five minute stroll from the beach.