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Helens Bay Beach

Bangor, Down

Helens bay is a sandy beach backed by the town of the same name and a golf course and bordered by the picturesque Grey Point.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Local ameneties in the town
Picnic sites and a 9 hole golf course

Activities

Golf
Visits to the artillery emplacement
With it's restored gun
On Greys point

Nature and Wildlife

Walk around greys point to see the artillery emplacement and enjoy a picnic in Craw dischargerordsburn country park overlooking Belfast Lough.

Water Quality

Excellent

Lifeguard

No

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

34 Quay Street Bangor Down BT20 5ED Website: www.northdown.gov.uk Email: [email protected] Tel: 028-91270069 Fax: 028-91274466

Location

Nearest town: Bangor
County: Down
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6709, -5.73898

Access

Signposted off the A2 between Belfast and Bangor

Parking

Parking available though there is a charge.

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Bangor