Millisle Beach

Millisle Beach

Millisle Lagoon has 150 m of golden sand and a seawater lagoon providing a safe bathing area. A jetty, slipways and paddling pool compliment the lagoon area.

Millisle Lagoon is situated within easy distance of the seaside village of Millisle with its shops and cafes. Picnic tables are also provided for visitor use and the newly grassed area within the car park is home to locally crafted seal sculptures to reflect the wildlife of the area.



Family and Children
The children's play park complete with new interactive play equipment along with more traditional equipment is located close to Millisle Lagoon.
There is disabled access.
Accessible parking
There is disabled parking bays.

Opening Hours

Millisle Beach is open year round. 



No charge.


No charge.

Getting There

Millisle Beach is situated at the shore front of Millisle Village, off the Ballywalter Road on the coastal Ards Peninsula. The village of Millisle is located along the B172 from Newtownards and along the A2 from Donaghadee and Bangor. Vehicular access is from Shore Road and Ballywalter Road (designated car parking reached via the Ballywalter Rd). Millisle Beach is clearly signposted within Millisle.

Canoeing Routes

Millisle Beach Park. On the East Coast Canoe Trail.

Outdoor Activity Centres


The Kitesurf Academy. Kitesurfing school offering lessons to all abilities. Prior booking essential..

028 91861297

Ganaway Activity Centre. Ganaway is situated on a 13 acre site just outside the village of Ballywhiskin and is an excellent position to facilitate a wide range of outdoor activities..

Other Activities

Horse Riding

Only in the non award area.


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Ballywalter Road

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