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Old Head Beach

Louisburgh, Mayo

Sheltered beach with sandy substrate. Sheltered by cliffs and woodland. The beach is located 16km west of Westport. Croagh Patrick is within close proximity which is a natural feature of great interest.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

This beach has toilets including facilities for wheelchair users
Ramps to beach
Renting facilities and guesthouse accommodation are located within close proximity to the beach
The nearby town of Louisburgh has restaurants and shops

Activities

Swimming
Walking
Birdwatching

Water Quality

Not Tested

Lifeguard

Yes

Dogs

Dogs must be on a leash and droppings removed.

Tourist Information

www.mayococo.ie. www.irelandwest.ie

Location

Nearest town: Louisburgh
County: Mayo
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7738, -9.76135

Access

The beach is located 18km west of Westport on the R335. Look out for signs for beach.

Parking

Parking available.

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Louisburgh