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Garrettstown, Co. Cork
Free to visit
Free car parking
Family friendly
Sunny days
Garretstown beach is an expansive sandy beach located along the coast of County Cork. It has stunning views of the Old Head of Kinsale and is a great place for walking, bathing and swimming.

Garretstown beach is located within a short distance of Ballinspittle Village by car. Facilities include a car park and toilets. There is also a pitch and putt course nearby.

There is a surf school at the beach providing lessons and equipment hire for surfing, body boarding and stand-up paddle boarding.

The beach can be accessed via a ramp and steps. Wheelchair access is also provided. Garrettstown is a short walk away from Garrylucas, White Strand.

Tips from locals

Enjoy the walking route linking Garrettsown to its sister beach at Garrylucas.

Tips from locals

Take a photo at the Wild Atlantic Way Discovery Point at the Old Head of Kinsale.

Tips from locals

Lifeguards are on duty during the summer bathing season.

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Garretstown Beach, Co. Cork, Ireland
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