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Address: Groomsport Road, Bangor, Northern Ireland
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Great family beach.

Ballyholme Yacht Club sits at the western end of this popular beach. Nearly always some boating action going on. There are children's play areas at either end of the beach and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stephen K
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed today NEW

Great place to walk winter of summer time. You can walk around the coast from here coastal path to Groomsport were you sometimes can see sea lions . Or go the opposite way into Bangor and stop of in the Jamaica inn for drinks and great pub lunch

Thank Guinness41
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ballyholme Yacht Club sits at the western end of this popular beach. Nearly always some boating action going on. There are children's play areas at either end of the beach and easy carparking. The beach is edged by a level promenade with easy access for disabled users. Dog walkers are subject to local restrictions at peak times. Many nice houses... More 

Thank Stephen K
Groomsport, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We was our dog here regularly, the beach is really sandy and the sunsets here are spectacular so bring your camera. There a park handy for children to play in.

Thank Patton5Trips
Dundonald, Belfast.
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380 reviews
165 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Did the walk from Ballymacormick Point to Ballyholme Beach again, such a great walk with beautiful views. Everything is starting to come back to life after the Winter and lots of people were taking advantage of the good weather. This walk is fabulous at any time of the year.

Thank 2020vision
Redditch, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

What better to start 2017 than by a beach walk on Ballyholme beach? That's exactly what we did on 1st Jan this year. Very windy, as ever, but bright blue skies made up for the wind and the cold! You can either stay on the beach or go further and walk to Ballymaccormick Point. Beautiful walk along the coastal path.

Thank sardine2005
Belfast, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Bangor's only real beach since the marina disposed of the beachfront at Queebs Parade. Nice walk on a good day and leads to Ballymacormack point and onwards to Groomsport which is a must for bird watchers

Thank E1209AWjohn
Bangor, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I love ballyholme beach for walking the dog, so many people walk their dogs on the beach. You can go for a brilliant long walk

Thank mrsmblack
Newtownards, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Ballyholme beach is gorgeous and provides a great walk both for leisure but also a great stretch for dog walkers too. It's also a lot longer than I thought it was going to be so you won't be frustrated by a lack of exercise.

Thank TangerineDreamer18
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35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

overall nice beach but one has to walk to bally mac Connell to get to nice sandy beach. Too much mess and seaweed around and that stops a decent view and also stroll by oneself or with company - partner or dog!

Thank Al R
County Wicklow, Ireland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Anytime we are in or around the Bangor area we enjoy a dander along the beach and the esplanade . . . a lovely calming experience Whatever the weather - hail, rain or shine, the changing colours of the sea and landscape are always stunning. It is of course always at its best when the sun is shining. As is... More 

Thank hazellacy

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