Youghal Front Strand Beach

Youghal Front Strand Beach - County Cork
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Front strand is a sandy beach located within walking distance of Youghal town just off the N25. The beach is located just to the west of the mouth of the great River Blackwater.

The town of Youghal is designated an Irish Heritage Town with its rich history and well preserved medieval town walls.Here you will find plenty of shops and cafes.

It is a pleasant beach for walking and joins up with neighbouring Claycastle and Redbarn beaches to form a 3 mile (5km) stretch of beach..

Nearby Ballyvergen Marsh is a site of ornithological and botanical interest and of regional importance.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs required to be on a leash and dog fouling removed.

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  • Swimming/bathing


  • Town centre nearby

Nearest town


OS grid ref.


Parking available.

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Youghal Front Strand Beach Reviews

Youghal beach

Valerie Rice
Oct 12th 2021

A beautiful beach and fantastic boardwalk what a treat

Lovely, spacious and clean

Johnny Cusack
May 11th 2021

Really impressed with this beach. Very spacious and lots of room. Some facilities could be improved but in general an very good destination for family and days on the beach.