British Beaches

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Carnlough Beach

Carnlough, Antrim

A quiet fishing village at the foot of the Glens. Carnlough has a picturesque harbour and a sandy beach set in a beautiful wide bay.

Beach Type



Local shops
Pubs and restaurants
Picnic site and a caravan site


Fishing and boat trips

Nature and Wildlife

At the foot of the famous Glens of Antrim there is plenty of walking both in the hills and along the coast.

Water Quality




Tourist Information

Mill Street Cushendall +44 (0)28 2177 1180


Nearest town: Carnlough
County: Antrim
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9927, -5.98789


Head north from larne on the A2 coast road and enjoy the vews on the way.

Public Transport

Ulsterbus (ULB) Service 162 runs from Larne Bus Station - Cushendun Square and stops in Carnlough.


Parking is next to the harbour and a short walk from the beach.

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Carnlough