The Beach Guide

The Burrow Beach

The Burrow Beach - County Dublin

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The Burrow Beach in Sutton is a fine sandy beach stretching for nearly a mile. Joining the peninsula of Howth Head to the mainland the beach is backed by extensive sandy dunes.

Easily reachable from Sutton Cross train station this is a popular spot in the summer and has a seasonal lifeguard service.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

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