The Beach Guide

Best beaches in County Louth

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

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

  • Blackrock Beach

    1. Blackrock Beach

    Located just south of Dundalk, Blackrock was once a bustling seaside resort. In its heyday sand was imported to keep the beaches topped up and the visitors coming. These days things are a little quieter although there is still a pleasant sandy beach…

  • Shellinghill Beach

    2. Shellinghill Beach

    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…

  • Port Beach

    3. Port Beach

    Located just a few miles to the north of the fishing village of Clogherhead is a relatively remote expanse of sand known as Port beach. The beach here stretches for over a mile, although it feels even bigger with panoramic views to the Mourne mountains…