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Carrickfin beach is a place of beauty and tranquility you park at the airport walk the length of... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Tony M
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Fab beach. Spotless.Lovely long/short walks. Fab views. Heaven on earth. Short distance from... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Mary M
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Carrickfin beach is a place of beauty and tranquility you park at the airport walk the length of the white powder sand but keep going over the head if you can to the boat strand and back down by the runway of the airport gorgeous...More

1  Thank Tony M
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Fab beach. Spotless.Lovely long/short walks. Fab views. Heaven on earth. Short distance from Annagry near the airport. Met a few locals very friendly

2  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Have holidayed near here on a number of occasions and never fail to visit Carrickfin. It is a lovely place to walk and to paddle and swin in the sea.

1  Thank renemkn0tt
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

The most beautiful, quietest beach in Ireland. Walking this strand is the best therapy ever. Solitude, an odd hello and the crashing Atlantic waves. Paradise.

1  Thank pmanusbrown
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

A most amazing clean safe beach. Beautiful scenery. Easy access. Children are safe and can be let run around and play in sand dunes.

1  Thank BrigidO28
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Whether you fancy a sandy stroll, a swim, or just watch the occasional plane coast ('Scuse the pun!) into Donegal International Airport, this is the beach you've been looking for. But sh!!! Don't tell anyone, or the place will be spoiled by tourists! This beach...More

2  Thank Oreena L
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

A beautiful part of Ireland. Quiet clean and fresh. A must for the travelers.one of my favourite places to visit and walk

1  Thank Baz7171
Reviewed 16 April 2018

We had a couple of hours walk on this unspoilt beach, with nothing but the Atlantic waves to disturb the peace, fortunately the weather was kind to us.

1  Thank BGP22
Reviewed 11 February 2018

The road down to this beautiful place takes you past Donegal Airport. You can get a great cup of coffee in the café there, especially welcome when you've been walking on a winter morning. The house magazine proclaims, with justifiable pride, that the aerial approach...More

2  Thank kittyandbill
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Stunning beach with TRUELY breathtaking surrounding. Running along side Donegal airport strip the view of this beach is the reason Donegal Airport was voted the second most scenic airport Approach in the world.

1  Thank rftu
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