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Ballyholme Beach

Groomsport Road, Bangor, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9127 0069
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Great place to walk winter of summer time. You can walk around the coast from here coastal path to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Guinness41
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Bangor, United Kingdom
Great family beach.

Ballyholme Yacht Club sits at the western end of this popular beach. Nearly always some boating... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Stephen K
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Crawfordsburn
via mobile
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good50%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“dog walkers” (12 reviews)
“yacht club” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
Groomsport Road, Bangor, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9127 0069
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to walk winter of summer time. You can walk around the coast from here coastal path to Groomsport were you sometimes can see sea lions . Or go the opposite way into Bangor and stop of in the Jamaica inn for drinks and...More

1  Thank Guinness41
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Ballyholme Yacht Club sits at the western end of this popular beach. Nearly always some boating action going on. There are children's play areas at either end of the beach and easy carparking. The beach is edged by a level promenade with easy access for...More

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We was our dog here regularly, the beach is really sandy and the sunsets here are spectacular so bring your camera. There a park handy for children to play in.

Thank Patton5Trips
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Did the walk from Ballymacormick Point to Ballyholme Beach again, such a great walk with beautiful views. Everything is starting to come back to life after the Winter and lots of people were taking advantage of the good weather. This walk is fabulous at any...More

Thank 2020vision
Reviewed 16 February 2017

What better to start 2017 than by a beach walk on Ballyholme beach? That's exactly what we did on 1st Jan this year. Very windy, as ever, but bright blue skies made up for the wind and the cold! You can either stay on the...More

Thank sardine2005
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Bangor's only real beach since the marina disposed of the beachfront at Queebs Parade. Nice walk on a good day and leads to Ballymacormack point and onwards to Groomsport which is a must for bird watchers

Thank E1209AWjohn
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I love ballyholme beach for walking the dog, so many people walk their dogs on the beach. You can go for a brilliant long walk

Thank mrsmblack
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Ballyholme beach is gorgeous and provides a great walk both for leisure but also a great stretch for dog walkers too. It's also a lot longer than I thought it was going to be so you won't be frustrated by a lack of exercise.

Thank TangerineDreamer18
Reviewed 13 December 2016

overall nice beach but one has to walk to bally mac Connell to get to nice sandy beach. Too much mess and seaweed around and that stops a decent view and also stroll by oneself or with company - partner or dog!

Thank Al R
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Anytime we are in or around the Bangor area we enjoy a dander along the beach and the esplanade . . . a lovely calming experience Whatever the weather - hail, rain or shine, the changing colours of the sea and landscape are always stunning....More

Thank hazellacy
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