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Cranfield Beach

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Address: Situated off the A2 Rostrevor to Kilkeel Road, Newry, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 4176 2525

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crisp air and clean water

Even the people who live here agree that the landscape never looks the same two hours in a row, let alone two days. The light changes and you notice a patch of purple heather on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Portadown, United Kingdom
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Portadown, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Even the people who live here agree that the landscape never looks the same two hours in a row, let alone two days. The light changes and you notice a patch of purple heather on a mountain your eyes missed the last time you looked, or there are or are not seals on the little offshore island. Admittedly, there aren't... More 

Thank kittyandbill
Belfast, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cranfield beach is a lovely on the Co Down coast over looks carlingford bay popular with jet ski and power boats

Thank forrestwilson
Newry, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's been simply years since we've been here but a relative recently took the plunge by buying a mobile home and nestling in near the sand and sea. It was a sunny day thankfully with a nippy breeze. We walked along the sand with the kids playing merrily. Despite it being pleasant and scenically beautiful I guess there were only... More 

Thank Newryoneisback
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284 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Saw some gross rubbish and pollution foam on our last visit there last week. I haven't been in a while and can't remember if it's always been so dirty but I was disappointed

Thank blamonte84
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5 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Would be fantastic here when weather was good as kids enjoyed the parks and beaches. Would invest in a van if i had the time of work to use it

Thank Lynds9270
Newry, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Well kept beach nice sand. Good toilets and plenty of car parking. At full season there is life guards. But always a but, do take your own picnic basket with plenty to drink. There is a very good cafe on the caravan site on your left just before the small roundabout, but not always open. Also a very small shop... More 

Thank MuckeyAlice
Rathfriland, , United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

we usually go here for a week in july for all the family , and especially for the children , weather sometimes can be cool or wet , but when it is dry and sunny this can be as good as being on holiday abroad , worth a family break ,several miles to the neareast town but daily bus service... More 

Thank William M
Newry, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Family friendly if your after a day at the beach,this is the place to come.no other distractions,bring urban binoculars as urban watching ships coming into warrenpoint harbour,a picking and a perfect family day out+very inexpensive.

Thank Gail H
Dundalk, Ireland
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I recently came across this beach on a drive round Co.Down. It was a very nice and clean beach, it was the middle of the summer and it was very busy with families.

Thank David C
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Beautiful views over Carlingford Lough. Large sandy beach and walkway along the front. There are a couple of caravan sites here too and can be hired for holidays.

Thank Flyn

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