Award-winning Tyrella beach stretches for two kilometres and is backed by 25 hectares of mature dunes

Tyrella beach can be found within Dundrum Bay, Downpatrick, County Down. It is an award-winning beach stretching for two kilometres and backed by 25 hectares of mature dunes.

Visitors can enjoy beautiful scenic walks and enjoy the habitat of local flora and fauna.

Facilities on the beach include: safe bathing, dog free area, walks and tourist information.

The clean waters invite water sport enthusiasts and the beach provides a safe haven for families and groups who wish to picnic in a clean environment.

The Beach is owned and managed by Down District Council.

Lifeguards patrol the beach daily during July and August.

  • Safe bathing
  • Dog free area
  • Walks and tourist information
Useful Information

Facilities include wheelchair access and toilets on site. Special disabled parking on the beach can be arranged.

Car park charges during summer season.

Getting There

Tyrella Beach is situated on the A2 Killough to Clough Rd 7 miles from Downpatrick and 12 miles from Newcastle

Map Location: 54.253600, -5.746920
Contact Tyrella Beach

Tyrella Beach, Clanmaghery Road, Downpatrick, Co. Down, BT30 8SU, Northern Ireland


T: +44 (0)28 4461 0800
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