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Address: Ross Peninsula, Killala, Ireland

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Favourite Swimming Spot

This is where I love going for the occasional dip in the sea. The beach is a mixture of sand, pebbles and curiously peat! I was told this is one of the few beaches in Europe with... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Fred T
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is where I love going for the occasional dip in the sea. The beach is a mixture of sand, pebbles and curiously peat! I was told this is one of the few beaches in Europe with a bog underneath it (you can often see bits of brown peat emerging from the sand). The beach has a curved shape so... More 

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Thank Fred T
Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Best place in Mayo to take the dogs out for a walk. Two options: from the car park go right. There is a loop walk that takes approx 30 minutes. Be warned the last part can be wet. Option 2 is no left. That takes approx 60 minutes and brings you around by the CBI beach. Make sure the tide... More 

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Thank hught41
Harthill, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

brilliant.spotless.people are in swimming all the time.even oldies.very nice plzce to come and visit. people are not xhy zny more.which is great.

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Thank Hamish K
Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Clean and safe beach, great parking. Toilet facilities and picnic area available. Life guard on duty

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Thank flinty65
Longford, Ireland
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Suitable for running on, safe and not very busy, has car parking and toilet facilities with lifeguard on duty

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Thank EWADSU
Crossmolina, Co Mayo
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Love swimming in this sheltered little bay. It does'nt get deep too quick but is deep enough to swim. My favourite for a quick swim.

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Thank ruthmacn
Preston, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2015

It is like the land that time forgot, absolutley breathtaking. It is so beautiful and unspoiled. Just wish the Atlantic could be a little bit warmer though.

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Thank LIZ D
mervfair
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

I have been going here since I was a child. It is a lovely clean beach and the place is just so peaceful and great place for an evening stroll.

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Thank mervfair
Galway, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2014

Miles and miles of soft white sand...great to get a run in and smell the fresh salt air. Ross Beach is approx. 3 miles from Killala, you could walk there if your really looking for a work out !!

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Thank dreamscapesgalway
Dublin, Ireland
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109 reviews
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Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

Check out Ross Beach for a stroll on a good day. The beach has parking for 20 or so cars in a well maintained car park. Beach lifeguards monitor the beach if you want a swim. Chill out and relax and watch the beautiful Mayo scenery

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Thank Chris MM G

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