Beaches in Cushendall, County Antrim

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The beach guide has 3 beaches listed in and around the town of Cushendall. We have arranged these beaches in order of closest to the town first (distance in brackets).

  • Cushendall Beach (0.4 miles)

    Cushendall © Anne Burgess | BY-SA

    Cushendall is a smallish, sandy beach, about 250 meters long, slightly to the north of the town of Cushendall, part of the Antrim Coast and Glens Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is backed by a grassy area, excellent for picnics, and offering superb views over the surrounding mountainous coastline. Behind the grassy area is…

  • Waterfoot Beach (1.5 miles)

    Waterfoot © Kenneth Allen | BY-SA

    This long strip of sand at the foot of the Antrim Glens is one of the most popular on this stretch of the Co Antrim coast. Despite its relative popularity Waterfoot beach still manages to retain a fairly tranquil laid-back feel. Backed by extensive dunes to the southern end of the beach and the village…

  • Cushendun Beach (3.4 miles)

    Cushendun © Eric Jones | BY-SA

    This sandy, rural beach is set on a gently curving bay and is backed by the charming village of Cushendun.  Many of the picturesque buildings in the village, some of which are managed by the National Trust, have a distinctly Cornish feel to them, having been designed this way to please the wife of a…

Cushendall beaches map

Map featuring Cushendall beaches. Click on pins to view beach details