Killard National Nature Reserve

Killard National Nature Reserve

Killard Point, situated to the south of Strangford Lough, is surrounded by fine views of the Mourne Mountains, the Lecale landscape and the Isle of Man.

The last ice-age created interesting geological features, including cliffs formed from a mixture of debris deposited as the ice melted. Exposed bedrock on Benderg beach has been worn smooth by the movement of ice sheets.

There is a beauttiful walk along a rugged shoreline where Strangford Lough meets the Irish Sea. Not suitable for wheelchairs and push chairs.



Opening Hours

Not applicable.



Free parking

Walk Trails

Circular, 1.3 miles

Killard National Nature Reserve. Rugged coastline at the mouth of Strangford Lough.


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+44 (0) 28 4461 2233


Killard Road,
County Down

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