Natural landscapes and sights

Silver Strand Blue Flag and Green Coast Beach 2014

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Silver Strand, Barna, Galway, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)14002202
F: +353(0)14541802
E: blueflag@eeu.antaisce.org

Silver Strand is located in Barna, County Galway. It is a shallow and sandy beach ideal for families and great for swimming at high tide.

Silver Strand faces directly into Galway Bay providing beautiful views for visitors. It is located on the outskirts of Galway City and is approximately 0.25km in length. Facilities include a car park, toilets and a picnic area. There is also wheelchair access to the beach.

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 been dual awarded, achieving the International Blue Flag and Green Coast Award status 2014