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Traught Beach

Kinvara, Galway

A gentle sloping sandy beach which is shallow for quite a distance, and makes for a great family day out with the kids. It is a rural beach close to the Burren, and located in a Special Area of Conservation called the Galway Bay Complex.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

The nearest town is Kinvara with fine restaurants and accommodation

Activities

Walking
Swimming
Bird watching

Water Quality

Not Tested

Lifeguard

Yes

Cleaning and Litter

Beach is cleaned daily.

Dogs

Dogs required to be on a lease and dog fouling removed.

Tourist Information

353 (0) 91 537700. www.irelandwest.ie

Location

Nearest town: Kinvara
County: Galway
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1708, -8.9875

Access

Take the N67 south of Kinvara. After about 2 miles keep an eye out for a signpost saying Trá (beach) signalling a right turn at Doorus Cross. Turn right at the Doorus Cross Youth Hostel sign. The beach is about 2 miles down a series of rural r

Public Transport

No public transport.

Parking

Parking available.

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Kinvara