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Portmarnock, Velvet Strand Beach
Portmarnock, Co. Dublin
Portmarnock, Velvet Strand Beach 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, Velvet Strand Beach s a wide strand of sandy beach located in Portmarnock, North Dublin. It is 5 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. Toilets are on site, dogs are allowed on a lead. Lifeguards and refreshments available in the summer months.

Tips from locals

Look for the monument dedicated to Charles Kingsford Smith's pioneering flight, from this beach to New York in 1930.

Blue Flag Award
Family friendly
Free to visit
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Portmarnock Beach, Co. Dublin, Ireland
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