Portmarnock - The Velvet Strand Blue Flag Beach & Green Coast Award 2017
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Portmarnock - The Velvet Strand is a long sandy beach, backed by wonderful dunes which harbour fascinating flora. It is located in Portmarnock, County Dublin and is popular for walking, horse riding and bathing.
Portmarnock - The Velvet Strand is a wide strand of sandy beach located in Portmarnock, North Dublin. It is five miles long and stretches all the way to Baldoyle and adjoins Malahide Beach. It has a lovely view of the Dublin Mountains and Howth Harbour.
Along the beach there is a path which leads to Malahide and it is used by many people each day. It is a great way of exercising, whether walking, cycling or even roller blading.
This beach has been awarded the International Blue Flag Beach Award and Green Coast Award for 2017.