Achill Island -Acaill

Silverstrand - Dugort Blue Flag Beach 2014

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Dougort, Achill Island, Mayo, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)14002202
F: +353(0)14541802
E: blueflag@eeu.antaisce.org

Silverstrand- Dugort Beach - Achill Island, is a small, sandy beach located in the north of Achill Island. A popular with swimmers, families, surfers and walkers.

Silverstrand - Dugort Beach, Achill Island, is also known as Pollawaddy or Silver Strand. It is located at the foot of the Slievemore Mountains and is approximately 3km east of Dugort Village. The machair which is also present here is of particular interest and is rich in flora and fauna and the beach is within a Special Area of Conservation (SAC).

There is a car park and picnic tables, however no toilet facilities are provided.

The beach is lifeguarded during the bathing season and more information can be found on the notice board located at the beach.

This beach has received the International Blue Flag award for 2014.