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

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A lovely walk

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
TangerineDreamer18
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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

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

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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.

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Thank TangerineDreamer18
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32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 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!

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Thank Al R
County Wicklow, Ireland
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank hazellacy
Bangor, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
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 

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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224 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Jotravelnut21
Bangor, United Kingdom
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231 reviews
140 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
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 

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Thank thewanderinggypsy
Fife
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52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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 

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Thank JinxAdvisor
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Phil M
Stone, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
9 attraction 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.

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