British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

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Cushendun Beach

Cushendun, Antrim

A wide sandy bay backed by the picturesque village of Cushendun. This small village, mostly owned by the national trust, is situated at the mouth of the river Dun (The Brown River) and the foot of Glendun - one of the renowned Glens of Antrim.

Beach Type



Guest houses
Caravan sites and a camping barn
There is a grocery store in village
Pubs and restaurants


River fishing
Sea angling
Horse riding and golfing facilities nearby

Nature and Wildlife

The Glens of Antrim are renowned for there beuty and walkers are rewarded with spectacular views both coastal and inland.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Tourist Information

Mill Street Cushendall +44 (0)28 2177 1180


Nearest town: Cushendun
County: Antrim
Latitude/Longitude: 55.127, -6.03973


Follow the A2 north from Larne

Public Transport

Ulsterbus (ULB) Service 162 runs from Larne Bus Station - Cushendun Square


Two national trust car parks.

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Cushendun