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Ballyhalbert Beach

Ballyhalbert, Down

Ballyhalbert is the most easterly part of Ireland. It has a sandy beach, a small harbour and is home to a large caravan site.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

There is a picnic site and public toilets next to the pier
There is a small harbour and shops can be found in the town

Activities

Boating
Fishing

Nature and Wildlife

Take a stroll along the coast or walk up nearby Windmill hill.

Water Quality

Not Tested

Lifeguard

No

Dogs

No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

Contact Details: 31 Regent Street Newtownards Down BT23 4AD Website: www.ards-council.gov.uk Email: tourism@ards-council.gov.uk Tel: (028)9182 6846 Fax: (028)9182 6681

Location

Nearest town: Ballyhalbert
County: Down
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4971, -5.46089

Access

From Belfast take the A20 to Newtownards and continue onto the Ards peninsula. At Greyabbey take the B5 to Ballywalter then the A2 south to Ballyhalbert.

Public Transport

Ulsterbus (ULB) Service 9 runs between Portaferry. Bus Depot - Belfast. (Laganside Buscentre) and stops in Ballyhalbert.

Parking

Parking is available next to the harbour.

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Ballyhalbert