The Beach Guide

Magilligan Strand - Benone Beach

Magilligan Strand - Benone Beach - County Londonderry

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Magilligan Strand is a seven-mile stretch of sand backed by one of the largest dune systems in the UK. Popular with surfers, swimmers and walkers, the beach forms part of a local Nature Reserve. There is a cafe, a caravan park and a supervised paddling pool. Boardwalks offer access through the dunes.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

Yes

Dogs friendly beach?

Dog free zone within Blue Flag award area 1st May to 30th September inclusive.

County Londonderry dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Childrens play area

    Nearest town

    Limavady

    OS grid ref.

    NV 9185 9654

    Water quality

    Water quality star rating

    Awards

    Blue Flag AwardMarine Conservation Society Recommended

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