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Amazing

Ballycastle beach is beautiful. We went for a family catch up . Both young& old . The children... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Roam52238784505
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Lovely walk Pan’s Rock

Just a great place for a walk along a really nice beach out to Pans Rock and beyond to Fair Head... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
BigAl1050
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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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7-15 Carrickmore Road, Ballycastle BT54 6QS, Northern Ireland
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All reviews ice cream rathlin island lovely walk sea front fresh air life guards sound of the waves great for families fair head stunning views fish and chips close to town on the rocks sunny day marine hotel long walk golf course
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ballycastle beach is beautiful. We went for a family catch up . Both young& old . The children loved the play park they wanted to paddle in the water but was abit to cold. But throughly enjoyed the beautiful walk on the beach . It...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roam52238784505
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Just a great place for a walk along a really nice beach out to Pans Rock and beyond to Fair Head and looking out to Rathlin Island

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BigAl1050
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

During our stay in Armoy we took a drive up to Ballycastle going for a dander along the beach with our dog. A bit windy due to time of the year, but it was worth it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ryan W
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

A lovely walk along Ballycastle beach and great views of the coastline. The approach to Ballycastle is also interesting as you drive through archways in the rock.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sirenita123
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Been to this beach at many different times over the years. Never disappointed. Fair time visit this year for first time.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bergdonan
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful quiet beach . No litter about at all. Clearly the people love Ballycastle as everyone respects it by lifting their rubbish. Busy wee town with excellent ice cream and chips close by.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Angela L
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely time on the beach, it was unusually warm, the kids played in the sand and they learned about the river that goes into the sea! It was very cool to see a place where brackish water actually exists, as there is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bogdana
Reviewed 10 September 2018

You can drive your car onto the beach and take a walk. It was pretty deserted when we went and you could commune with mother nature.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sherryl B
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Less populated than the nearby beaches of portballintrae, Portrush and portstewart, we love the beach at ballycastle.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Linda M
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Spend many days on this beautiful beach with my grandchildren. It's a Blue Flag beach meaning an award for cleanliness of the water and the beach. During summer months it is manned by RNLI life guards from early till late in the day. Children (and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wesleyartist
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