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Ballyholme Beach

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Ballyholme Beach is a suburb beach of the seaside town of Bangor.

Ballyholme Beach is a suburb beach of the seaside town of Bangor. The beach is sandy and is approximately 1.3 km in length. There is a typical rocky shore at each end. The majority of Ballyholme Beach is backed by a seawall and promenade. The far eastern end of the bathing water is backed by a privately owned woodland area. A car park, public toilets and children’s play area are also located here. Public toilets and a smaller children’s play area are located at the western end. The residential suburb of Ballyholme surrounds the bathing water and Ballyholme Yacht Club is adjacent to the bathing area at the western end. There are a number of groynes crossing Ballyholme Beach.

Bathing water signage including safety information is displayed at the beach and bathing water information will be provided from June - September annually. THERE IS NO LIFEGUARD SERVICE OPERATING AT THIS BEACH

Facilities: Car Parking, Child Friendly Areas, Dogs Allowed, Toilets. The best approach to Ballymacormick Point is by Groomsport, although at low tide it is possible to reach it from the east end of Ballyholme Beach. It is accessible all year round. The following facilities are available for users with limited mobility: disabled toilets and disabled parking. Water quality is Good.

Ballymacormick Point, this rocky outcrop is located between Ballyholme and the little village of Groomsport. Covered in gorse, it is good for rough walking and for spotting birds, flowers and foxes.