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Benone (leading to Downhill Beach)

Benone Strand, Limavady, Derry~Londonderry, BT49 0LG
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STARTING POINT
Benone Strand is located off the Seacoast Rd (A2) on the Causeway Coastal Route, 12 miles north of Limavady and 4 miles west of Castlerock.

ROUTE DESCRIPTION
Park at entrance to Benone Strand (or on the beach if the area is busy), continue eastwards along the beach with views to Downhill and Mussenden.
Retrace your steps to Benone for a longer walk.

There is a military firing range to west of beach entrance which has restricted access.
Be aware of various acitvities on the beach such as shore angling, kiting, horse riding etc. throughout the year.

Information for dog owners:
Dog walkers please note seasonal dog free zone May - September. Boardwalks in duneland may be used for dog walking to reach the open beach.

 

 

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Toilets for disabled visitors

Catering

  • Picnic Area

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • Parking (free)

Map & Directions

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year

What's Nearby

  1. Benone Beach, multiple recipient of the European Blue Flag and Seaside Award, is a…

    0.04 miles away
  2. Binevenagh is renowned for its impressive cliffs that provide a perfect alpine cliff…

    2.06 miles away
  3. Downhill is a golden sandy beach stretching from Downhill Cliffs in the east towards…

    2.11 miles away
  1. Hezlett’s picturesque thatched cottage exterior hides a fascinating early timber frame…

    2.2 miles away
  2. Mussenden Temple is located in the beautiful surroundings of Downhill Demesne near…

    2.54 miles away
  3. Binevenagh is a tranquil area where the sights of Lough Foyle and Donegal can be seen on…

    2.74 miles away
  4. Castlerock is a 1km (0.7 mile) long stretch of beach between the sea cliffs of Downhill…

    3.52 miles away
  5. A well preserved Martello Tower at Magilligan Point, an important historical site in…

    3.86 miles away
  6. Magilligan Point is the tip of one of the largest sand dune systems in the British Isles.…

    3.89 miles away
  7. Between Portstewart and the mouth of the River Bann lies the golden sands and domineering…

    5.79 miles away
  8. Flowerfield Arts Centre is Coleraine’s dedicated arts facility, offering superb…

    6.61 miles away
  9. Gortmore's superb Viewpoint situated on the Bishop's Road on the Binevenagh Loop, as part…

    7.93 miles away
  10. Rough Fort, on the Limavady to Ballykelly road, is a remarkable earthwork construction…

    7.93 miles away
  11. Have you ever wondered how Broighter Gold Rapeseed Oil make their award-winning Liquid…

    8 miles away
  12. Situated on either side of River Bann. Mixed woodland planted 19th Century and the 1930s…

    8.33 miles away
  13. Coleraine Town Hall presides over the central shopping piazza in Coleraine. Designed by…

    8.45 miles away
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Magilligan PointMagilligan Point, Northern IrelandMagilligan Point guards the mouth of Lough Foyle and is home to Lough Foyle Ferry and Martello Tower. This short beach walk through a National Nature Reserve provides opportunities for visitors to explore the beach or spot birdlife and sealife.

Downhill ForestDownhill Wood, Northern IrelandDownhill Forest is a small mixed woodland of 83 hectares just inland from the North Coast of Northern Ireland, near Castlerock.

Mussenden TempleDownhill Demesne and Mussenden Temple, Northern IrelandWith fabulous views that stretch over the Causeway Coast and open windswept cliff top walks, it is not surprising that Downhill Estate is part of the Binevenagh Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

A regular bus route runs from Limavady to Coleraine.

By car, follow the Seacoast Road north from Limavady, signed for Causeway Coastal Route, or the Mussenden Road from Castlerock.

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