If you enjoy the great outdoors, you will love Northern Ireland's rugged coastline - breathtaking views, beaches, cliffs and sand dunes.

With such an extensive coastline around Ireland’s North, you would expect to find quality beaches… and you won’t be disappointed. The naturally stunning formations of the coastline provide long stretches of golden sand and impressive sand dunes.

With several beaches meeting the Blue Flag standard you are certain to never be far away from a great day out at the beach.

The miles of beaches are great for swimming, exploring rock pools and all sorts of beach fun. There are plenty of water activities to be enjoyed from sub-aqua, sailing, diving, water skiing, rowing, canoeing, land yachting and surfing. Take time to relax with the many boat experiences and cruises available. If you enjoy the great outdoors, there’s no better place for a holiday or a day out. There’s so much to see and do!

  • The Blue Flag is an international award for beach excellence
  • Range of services and visitor facilities
  • The great outdoors
Useful Information

For up-to-date listings of current Blue Flag Beaches please drop into any tourist information office

Getting There
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Northern Ireland Blue Flag Beaches

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‘Your Daily Adventure’ is Ireland’s #1 Visitor Guide… by Smiles! It’s also FREE.

‘Your Daily Adventure’ is loved by visitors. There is so much to enjoy, we’ve had to create six regional editions to cover every part of Ireland.

Each FREE edition is packed with up-to-date information on all there is to do, see and enjoy around Ireland.  Watch out for them in your travels, or ask for them by name ‘Your Daily Adventure’. They are stocked in most places visitors’ frequent – particularly visitor-friendly accommodation!

Always Check Opening Dates and Times

It is always advisable to check the opening dates and times of any attraction or business you intend to visit. Check their website or give them a call.