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Picturesque beach, even in November

We were on our way from Arklow to Wexford & I had heard of this beach. We stopped off for a stroll... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
Burnfoot, Ireland
Fantastic beach

Wonderful long sandy beach; one of the many super beaches along the east coast. Well worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
Dublin, Ireland
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Curracloe Beach is a regular holder of the Blue Flag Beach status. The dunes are currently the subject of an active conservation policy by Wexford County Council ensuring that this marvellous amenity and the plant and wildlife it contains, will be preserved for future generations. A nature trail runs through the dunes and continues for 5 km to Raven Point, passing through the beautiful peninsula which constitutes Raven Nature Reserve.
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

We were on our way from Arklow to Wexford & I had heard of this beach. We stopped off for a stroll & indeed, it was very pleasant. Quite busy, even for early November! Would be real nice in sunnier weather. Have to say, also,...More

Thank martingerardkelly
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Wonderful long sandy beach; one of the many super beaches along the east coast. Well worth a visit at any time of year. Dogs allowed but be aware that horses are also permitted at certain times so dogs must be under control.

Thank 182eili
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Of the many beaches I have had the pleasure of visiting, this is easily the most beautiful. Pristine,picturesque and peaceful. We walked and walked and it just got more varied and pretty as we progressed. Unusually, there is a green forest right up against the...More

Thank Emmalizi
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great location for the Ultimate Frisbee Championships! Also, one of the beaches used for the filming of the D-Day sequence in Saving Private Ryan, due to similarity to Omaha Beach in Normandy. A little cool and breezy in late September with a spot of rain,...More

Thank garth66
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Came here during the summer this year. Brought our swimming suits, buckets and spades and a picnic. This is a great spot with beautiful views and good car-parking.The beach is very sandy and clean. There were lifeguards on duty so we felt safe. We were...More

Thank lydia1keating
Reviewed 24 September 2017

One of the best beaches in Ireland, if not THE best, sandy beach. Great for a picnic, good parking, and even public toilets. Lovely walks close by in Ravenswood and also the site of Saving Private Ryan, filming.

Thank tryallfoods
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

This place is an absolute wonder! So lovely and relaxing, completely unblemished, so clean and beautiful! A real credit to the local community and I enjoyed my time there so much! It is a must, if you're nearby you have to take a trip down...More

Thank Eve A
Reviewed 31 August 2017

This is the beach where the opening 20 minutes of the movie "saving Private Ryan" was filmed and it is easy to see why they chose it as, apart from it's similarity to the Beach in Normandy, it is totally unspoiled. There is none of...More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Well worth the 3 hour drive. Plenty of space. Beautiful sand. Shallow water. Surf school. 11km of sandy beach.

Thank Joe N
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Very good soft sandy beach with plenty of surfing, though most preferred to go to either end. There is also a surfing school beside the free car park.

Thank brian r
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