The Beach Guide

Whiterocks Beach

Whiterocks Beach - County Antrim

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Whiterocks is a sandy beach, popular with surfers and bodyboarders, on a stretch of coast famous for its unique limestone cliffs, which have been eroded over time into a labarynth of specatacular caves and arches including Shelagh's Head, the Wishing Arch, Elephant Rock and Lion's Paw. There are plenty of shops and facilities in the surrounding area.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

as are dog bins. Dogs are banned in July and August.

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  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Disabled facilities

    Nearest town


    OS grid ref.

    NW 0672 9996

    Water quality

    Water quality star rating


    Blue Flag AwardMarine Conservation Society Recommended

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