Cranfield Beach

Cranfield Beach

Cranfield Beach is set in an idyllic location at the mouth of Carlingford Lough, with the majestic Mourne Mountains as a dramatic backdrop.

Cranfield Beach, a long south-facing beach, offers excellent facilities for all and is popular with families and water sport enthusiasts.

 

Facilities

Parking
Available opposite the entrance to the beach.
Showers
Located beside the car park in the amenity block.
Family and Children
Children's Play Area off the beach.
Toilets
Located beside the car park in the amenity block.
Accessibility
Open all year round. The following facilities are available for users with limited mobility: disabled toilets and disabled parking and an access ramp onto the beach.
Accessible parking
Disabled parking available.
Accessible toilets
Disabled toilets available.

Opening Hours

Open all year round.

Charges

Access: 

No charge.

Parking: 

No charge.

Getting There

By Car

Cranfield Beach is located off the main A2 Rostrevor to Kilkeel Road. The nearest town, Kilkeel, is located four miles from the beach.

By Public Transport

Buses leave from Greencastle Street, Kilkeel daily at 10:00, 12:00, 15:00 and 17:00 hours.

By Bicycle

The 12 mile Cranfield/Greencastle cycle route passes by Cranfield Beach.

Walk Trails

Circular, 5 miles

Cranfield to Greencastle. Easy walk but stony in places..

Cycling Routes

Circular, 12 miles

The Cranfield / Greencastle Route. A Beautiful route towards Cranfield Beach and a visit to historic Greencastle..

Canoeing Routes

Cranfield. On the South East Coast Canoe Trail.

Cranfield. On the Lough Neagh Canoe Trail.

Outdoor Activity Centres

+44(0)28 417 39923 / 417 38516
info@eastcoastadventure.com

East Coast Adventure Centre. East Coast Adventure is located on the Northern shores of Carlingford Lough only a 20 minute drive from Cranfield Beach. The centre offers a full range of outdoor activities including water sports (Canoeing/Kayaking/Banana Boating/Jet Ski Rides/ Yacht Trips / Power Boat Trips). The centre is an RYA (Royal Yachting Association) Training Centre for Power Boat and Personal Water Craft (Jet Ski) qualifications. The centre is open to Youth Group & School Groups through the year. July & August public hire is offered to passing tourists. Opening Hours and further information can be found by clicking here..

+44(0)7703 209989
info@blokartworld.com

Blokart World. Blokart World is Ireland's leading Blokart school. Providing Blokart sales & training across the country. Blokart World is run by qualified trainers for the sport. We provide training & assessment packages to both the public & private sector on a wide range of topics with many options to suit all requirements..

Other Activities

Blokarting
Blokart World is Ireland's leading Blokart school. Providing Blokart sales & training across the country.

Jet Skiing
Motorised craft and personal water craft are allowed to use the slipway to access the water but must get permission from Newry and Mourne District Council first. The Cranfield Code must be adhered to.

Kitesurfing

Surfing

Windsurfing

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Contact

028 4175 2256

Location

Cranfield Road
Kilkeel
Newry

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