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Address: Groomsport Road, Bangor, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: +44 28 9127 0069

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Beautiful Ballyholme

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
County Wicklow, Ireland
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County Wicklow, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Bangor, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Paddle in the surf along the mile long beach, a long time favourite for families to take a dip and build sandcastles! The mile long crescent of sandy beach curving along the shore of Ballyholme bay is a great favourite sea bathing spot. Nowadays it is used all year round by kite and windsurfers who come from all over Northern... More 

2 Thank Trevor C
Bangor, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

I took my two grandkids to the swings beside the car park at Ballyholme beach. They obviously wanted to play on the beach as well. What a shock. Dogs running off the lead, dog poo on the beach. I must say Bangor council should be ashamed to let dogs use this beach as a play area. I am a Bangor... More 

1 Thank Delfrano
Newtownards, United Kingdom
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222 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Took the visiting American friends here for a walk along the lovely beach. They have nothing like it in Texas and thought it was beautiful. Lots of dog walkers and joggers enjoying the sunny day and making good use of the beach.

Thank Jotravelnut21
Bangor, United Kingdom
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231 reviews
140 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Ballyholme Beach continues along to either Groomsport or Bangor Town Centre. It used to be a super place for bathing but few people use in now because of the pollution of the water. It is still a favourite for walkers, dog owners and on a windy day----- surfers. It has good views of Bangor Yatch Club and the opposite Antrim... More 

Thank thewanderinggypsy
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51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Having moved away from Northern Ireland many years ago I was horrified when I returned to see the beach my children grew up at in the 80's. They played here and swam every summer. It's a real shame to see how filthy it has become. Where I now live it would be unthinkable to let a dog go to the... More 

Thank JinxAdvisor
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Called here looking for a sandy beach for the Grandson. It's a lovely quiet beach with clean toilets, a free car park and just a few swings. If you're looking for a beach with just enough for a youngster, no fair or amusements, this is it.

Thank Phil M
Stone, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

On a sunny day you can see Scotland in the distance. The beach is beautiful, a great place for dogs, kids and for romantic walks.

Thank seebee4
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41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

I love this beach!! Always spotlessly clean, nice play area for the kiddies to play!!! Lots of people use the beach to stroll and have fun!!! We took a picnic and had a lovely time!!! Lots of families which was nice to see!!

Thank Sambrownx
Donaghadee, United Kingdom
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12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

One of the few beaches in co Down area and generally well kept but used heavily by dog walkers. Good spot to park and walk around the coast to Bangor and beyond. Used by swimmers and board gliders.

Thank Recoupniltd R

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