Show / hide menu

Shellinghill Beach (Templetown)

beach info
maps
weather & tides
photos
Shellinghill Beach - County Louth

© Albert Bridge and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

Set on part of Louth's most popular, yet unspoilt, stretch of coastline Templeton is named after the medieval crusaders, the Knights Templar.

The sand and shingle south facing beach is sheltered from the wind and waves by low rocky headlands to either side. Templeton is patrolled lifeguards during the summer months.

Also known as Templetown or Shellhill this is a regular winner of the coveted Blue Flag Award. This means it is both safe and accessible along with having plenty of family-friendly facilities.

Also known as:

Templetown

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

Yes

Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs must be on a leash and droppings removed.

County Louth dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Swimming/bathing

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Disabled facilities

Nearest town

Dundalk

Postcode

OS grid ref.

Awards

Blue Flag Award