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Flaggy Shore

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Newquay, Clare,

Flaggy Shore is famous for its limestone pavements and fossils.This beautiful secluded beach which affords open views of the Atlantic Ocean and neighbouring Aughinish island across the narrow inlet.

The Flaggy Shore is one side of a small peninsula that stretches from the village of New Quay to Finvarra Point, and is one of the most northerly parts of County Clare. Famous for its limestone pavements and fossils that are embedded in the rock, including sculptured rocks along the shore called ‘Biokarst’. Backdrop of rising undulating landscape of the Burrin Hill. The shore itself is most beautiful but what makes the Flaggy Shore so distinctive is, wonderful the views to the west and north to Galway Bay and the mountains beyond.

Car Parking including facilities for coaches.