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Carrickfinn Beach (Dunmore Strand)

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Carrickfinn Beach - County Donegal

© Kieran Evans and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

Carrickfinn beach is situated in the beautiful Gweedore Bay right behind the little Donegal Airport. Besides this the beach has the feeling of being a long way from anywhere.

Carrickfinn is a long stretch of white sand beach backed by extensive sand dunes. All around the bay are the characteristic machair grass plains which are home to a number of rare plant species.

The beach at Carrickfinn is a regular winner of the coveted Blue Flag Award which mean you can be assured clean, safe bathing water along with all the facilities you'll need for a family beach day.

Also known as:

Dunmore Strand

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

Yes

Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs must be on a leash and droppings removed.

County Donegal dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Swimming/bathing

Facilities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • Town centre nearby
  • Shop

Nearest town

Annagary

Postcode

OS grid ref.

Awards

Blue Flag Award