Ballycuggeran Beach

Ballycuggeran Beach - County Clare
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Ballycuggeran is a small lakeside beach and bathing area on Lough Derg, one of Ireland’s largest freshwater lakes.The lake a designated conservation area and measures 8 miles (13km) across and 24 miles (40km) in length.

Being a lake there are less hazards than at coastal beaches, with no tides, rip currents or waves of any consequence. All the same this beach is lifeguard patrolled during the summer months which makes it a great place for swimming.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

We do not have information on this beach but restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

County Clare dog friendly beaches »


  • Swimming/bathing


  • Picnic area

Nearest town


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