British Beaches

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Dollymount Strand Beach

Dublin, Dublin

Dollymount is a sand beach and wildlife reserve. located north of Dublin Harbour with sweeping views of the Dublin Mountains. The strand is connected to the shore by a late 19th century wooden bridge. Dollymount is on the seaward side of Bull Island.

Beach Type



The beach has facilities for disabled users



Nature and Wildlife

Bull Island is a A 300 hectare island in Dublin Bay formed after the construction of the Bull Wall in the 1820's. It is now a Nature Reserve and Bird Sanctuary of international importance with up to 25.000 wading birds using the area in Winter.

Water Quality

Not Tested




Dogs must be on a leash and droppings removed.

Tourist Information


Nearest town: Dublin
County: Dublin
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3663, -6.17535


Take Amiens St out to the Clontarf Road. You will start to see the sea. After you pass Clontarf village. travel another 2 miles until you see a sign for Bull Island. Go right for about 3/4 mile to the beach.

Public Transport

Number 130 bus leaves Lower Abbey Street in Dublin city centre. Ask the driver to be let off at the bridge to Bull Island. Cross the bridge. keep straight on for about 10 minutes. and you will come to the beach.


Parking available.

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