British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

Interested in more than just beaches? Check out our new sister site, Sea Britain, for a comprehensive guide to Britain's coastline. Beaches, coastal towns and features, local accomodation, weather, tides, local tourist attractions and more. All at www.SeaBritain.co.uk.

Youghal Claycastle Beach

Youghal, Cork

5km sandy beach within walking distance of Youghal town off the N25. Youghal is a designated Irish Heritage Town, and one of the few towns in Ireland where the medieval town walls still survive. The walled town is located where the great River Blackwater disgorges.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Youghal is big town with all major facilities

Activities

Swimming
Walking

Nature and Wildlife

Ballyvergen marsh is about 1 km away. good birdwatching opportunity.

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.

Location

Nearest town: Youghal
County: Cork
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9523, -7.84424

Access

Youghal is on the N25 east of Cork City.

Public Transport

http://www.corkkerry.ie

Parking

Parking available.

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Youghal