Downings Beach

Downings Beach - County Donegal
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Downings beach is located in front of the village of Downings (Na Dnaibh) on Donegal’s Rosguill Peninsula. Facing into the sheltered waters of Sheephaven Bay this is a relatively safe spot for swimming and other water-sports.

As a Blue Flag beach Downings has all the amenities you’d expect for a family day at the beach. There are also lifeguards on duty during the summer months. Unsurprisingly this is a popular beach during the holiday season but it never gets so busy as to spoil the experience.

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)

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  • Kayaking/canoeing
  • Kite surfing
  • Sailing
  • Wind surfing


  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • Disabled facilities
  • Shop

Nearest town


OS grid ref.


Blue Flag Award

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