Ballaugh Beach (The Cronk)

Ballaugh Beach - Isle of Man
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This sand and shale beach is located on the exposed North West of the island.

Popular with windsurfers and kite-surfers but not ideal for beginners or the faint-hearted!

Ballagh beach was recently in the news as the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) were seen from here. Despite its southerly location there is very little man-made light around.

Also known as:

The Cronk

Type of beach

Sand & shingle

Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

Dogs are allowed all year

Isle of Man dog friendly beaches »


  • Kite surfing
  • Wind surfing

Nearest town


OS grid ref.

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