British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

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Fanore Beach

Ballyvaughan, Galway

A popular bathing beach with extensive sand dune system and backed by limestone cliffs, crossed by the Caher River and exposed to the Atlantic swell. Close to the heart of the Burren area which can be fascinating for the botanist, zoologist and archeologist.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Restaurants and shops at Ballyvaughan

Activities

Surfing
Swimming

Nature and Wildlife

Much of the flora and birdlife of Inishmore is of international significance. and is protected under European wildlife legislation

Water Quality

Not Tested

Lifeguard

Yes

Cleaning and Litter

Beach is cleaned regularly.

Dogs

Dogs required to be on a leash and dog fouling removed. No dogs allowed between 10 and 6pm.

Tourist Information

www.shannonregiontourism.ie

Location

Nearest town: Ballyvaughan
County: Galway
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1261, -9.27795

Access

From Ballyvaughan take R477 westward for 12km. Nearest village is Ballyvaughan.

Parking

Parking available.

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Ballyvaughan