Ballyholme Beach

Ballyholme Beach

Ballyholme Beach is a suburb beach at the seaside town of Bangor. The beach is sandy and is approximately 1.3 km in length. There is a typical rocky shore at each end. 

The majority of Ballyholme Beach is backed by a seawall and promenade. The far eastern end of the bathing water is backed by a privately owned woodland area. A car park, public toilets and children’s play area are also located here. Public toilets and a smaller children’s play area are located at the western end. The residential suburb of Ballyholme surrounds the bathing water and Ballyholme Yacht Club is adjacent to the bathing area at the western end. There are a number of groynes crossing Ballyholme Beach.

Facilities

Accessible parking
The following facilities are available for users with limited mobility: disabled toilets and disabled parking.
Accessible toilets
The following facilities are available for users with limited mobility: disabled toilets and disabled parking.
Family and Children
A children's play area is located at both ends of the beach.
Parking
There is parking available at Banks Lane.
Toilets
Are available at both ends of the beach, Toilets open in summer/holiday periods to 9.30 pm and during winter periods until 5.00 pm.

Opening Hours

The beach is accessible all year round.

Charges

Access: 

No charge.

Parking: 

No charge.

Getting There

By Car

Bangor is 30 minutes drive from Belfast on the A2; Ballyholme Beach is located on the eastern side, less than 1mile from the Town Centre.

By Public Transport

Buses and trains operate regularly from Belfast to Bangor Bus & Railway Station. Local Town Service Bus 302A Bangor Town Service to Towerview drives past Ballyholme Beach.

By Bicycle

Ballyholme Beach is easily accessible by bicycle from the Town Centre of Bangor.

By Foot

Ballyholme Beach is easily accessible by foot from the Town Centre of Bangor.

 

Walk Trails

Linear, 2 miles

Ballymacormick Point. Rocky coastal path with some steep steps..

Canoeing Routes

Ballyholme Promenade. On the East Coast Canoe Trail.

Other Activities

Horse Riding
Restricted to early in the morning or late in the evening.

Kitesurfing

Sailing

Windsurfing

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Contact

+44 (0) 28 9127 0069

Location

Bank's Lane
Groomsport Road
Bangor

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