Tyrella Beach

Tyrella Beach

Tyrella Beach and conservation area is a small enclosed dune complex within Dundrum Bay. It is a wide, flat, sandy beach two kilometres long and backed by 25 hectares of mature dunes in a conservation area.

The beach offers a car free zone, off beach parking, safe bathing, dog free area, amenities and walks.  Lifeguards patrol the beach daily during July and August.

Tyrella Beach has been awarded the prestigious Seaside Award and Blue Flag award yearly since 1997 and the waters are recommended safe for bathing by the Marine Conservation Society. Since 2008 Tyrella Beach has also been awarded the Green Coast Award. These awards are marks of excellent standards of cleanliness and safety, making Tyrella the perfect location for a fun day out. 


Accessible toilets
Accessible parking

Opening Hours

The beach is open every day of the year. Beach centre and life guards on duty during the summer season .



Admission free


Car park charge during summer

Canoeing Routes

Tyrella. On the South East Coast Canoe Trail.

Other Activities

Horse Riding
Blue flag zone closed to horses between10 am and 6 pm during May-September. No permit required.

Tyrella beach is a popular spot for landsailing especially in an easterly breeze.


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Clanmaghery Road
Co Down
BT30 8SU

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