The Beach Guide

Tyrella Beach (Clough)

Tyrella Beach (Clough) - County Down

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Tyrella beach is a two kilometer sandy beach backed by twenty five hectares of mature sand dunes that form a conservation area within Dundrum Bay, in County Down. The beach is a car-free zone popular with surfers and swimmers, while the dunes are home to a variety of birds and wild flowers. There is plenty of off-beach parking and scenic walks through the dunes.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs are banned between 10am and 6pm during the bathing season.

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Nearest town


OS grid ref.

SB 5256 8984

Water quality

Water quality star rating


Blue Flag AwardMarine Conservation Society Recommended

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