The Beach Guide

Curracloe Beach (Ballinesker)

Curracloe Beach - County Wexford

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A huge stretch of sandy beach reaching from Raven Point to Ballyconigar near Blackwater.

Curracloe Strand has three separate access points along its length and the sections of the beach are named after these. From north to south there is Ballinesker, White Gap and Culletons Gap. These all have wooden boardwalks running from car parks down to the beach with Ballinesker accessible in a wheelchair.

Regularly awarded Blue Flag status you can rely on there being plenty of facilities on and off the beach.

Curracloe beach was used in the filming of the D-Day landings scenes of the 1997 film, Saving Private Ryan.

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    Curracloe Beach Reviews

    Made feel at home

    Michael Frayne
    Aug 06th 2019

    This beach has a full 10km stretch of white sand ,a forest at the end ,dunes to get lost in and clean water to swim in ,fantastic place

    What did we get wrong?