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Best beaches in County Donegal

Below are a list of the top 10 beaches in County Donegal as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website.

The current most popular beach in County Donegal is Culdaff Bay. If you would like to have your say on which are the best beaches in County Donegal just follow the link to the beach and vote by clicking the star ratings at the top right of the page.

  • 1. Culdaff Bay

    Culdaff Bay

    A sandy beach on the Inishowen peninusla - the coastal habitats are designated as a Special area for Conservation. The site is divided into distinct zones by the rocky headlands of Black Rock. Bucker's Rock and Lady's Rock.

  • 2. Marble Hill Beach

    Marble Hill Beach

    Marble Hill is located on the north-northwest coast of Donegal. An extensive sandy beach in a rural environment. The beach is situated in Sheephaven Bay which is of high value for wildlife. The dunes have many flowers and bird species.

  • 3. Fintra Bay

    Fintra Bay

    Fintra is a sheltered sandy beach that receives large numbers of day trippers during the summer months and is also enjoyed by the local community.

  • 4. Stroove Beach

    Stroove Beach

    Stroove is a small sandy rural beach on the Inishowen peninsula.

  • 5. Ballymastocker Bay

    Ballymastocker Bay

    Located on the western shores of the deep inlet of Lough Swilly is the spectacular expanse of Ballymastocker Bay. As well as being a winner of the Blue Flag award Ballymastocker was also once voted "second most beautiful beach in the world" by the…

  • 6. Rossnowlagh Beach

    Rossnowlagh Beach

    Belalt Strand at Rossnowlagh extends to the north-northwest for over 2km from the cliffs at Coolmore in the south to the rock outcrop at Carrickfad. The beach has a broad low-angle profile with fine sand. Rossnowlagh is a heavily used beach with…