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Silverstrand is located in Barna, County Galway. It is a shallow and sandy beach ideal for families and great for swimming at high tide.

Silverstrand faces directly into Galway Bay providing beautiful views for visitors. It is located on the outskirts of Galway City and is approximately 0.25km in length. Facilities include a car park, toilets and a picnic area. There is also wheelchair access to the beach.

The beach is lifeguarded during the bathing season and more information can be found on the notice board located at the beach.

Tips from locals

Take a stroll in nearby beautiful Barna Woods, look out for St. Enda’s Holy Well which is said to have healing powers.

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