Beaches in Moville, County Donegal

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The beach guide has 5 beaches listed in and around the town of Moville. We have arranged these beaches in order of closest to the town first (distance in brackets).

  • Kinnagoe Bay (5.4 miles)

    Kinnagoe Bay © Oliver Dixon | BY-SA

    Tucked away among the cliffs of the Inishowen Peninsula's east coast is this gem of a beach. We would say hidden gem, as it is fairly secluded, but given Kinnagoe Bay's abundant charms it is a fairly popular spot.

    The beach is more sheltered than those on the north and west coast, and the high cliffs…

  • Stroove Beach (5.7 miles)

    Stroove © Patrick Mackie | BY-SA

    Stroove is quite a small beach, only about 100 meters long, facing north-east overlooked by a lighthouse built in 1837. The beach lies at the end of a horseshoe-shaped bay along the hilly Inishowen Peninsula. Stroove beach, which is sheltered from the prevailing Atlantic winds, is a popular spot for swimming, and is lifeguard protected…

  • Benone Beach (6.6 miles)

    Benone Beach © John.purvis

    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.

  • Downhill Strand Beach (7 miles)

    Downhill Strand © Kenneth Allen

    Downhill Strand beach forms the eastern end of a magnificent 7 mile (11km) stretch of sand and surf centred on the town of Castlerock. The beach at Downhill runs from just west of Castlerock to Magilligan Point.

    This is some of the most scenic coastline in Northern Ireland and there are fantastic views along the cliffs…

  • Culdaff Bay (8.6 miles)

    Culdaff Bay © Courtesy Of Martin Fleming

    Culdaff Bay lies on the Inishowen peninsula, at the northern tip of County Donegal. The beautiful sandy beach is composed of two distinct areas, the "small beach" and the "big beach", which are separated by rocky headlands of Black Rock. Bucker's Rock and Lady's Rock. The beach, which was awarded Blue Flag status in 2016,…

Moville beaches map

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