Inchydoney Beach, Clonakilty

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Beach · Nature / Park
Enjoy coastal views along the smooth, sandy shores of Inchydoney Beach. This small island features beaches with a backdrop of dunes and was given the international Blue Flag award by the Foundation for Environmental Education. Head to this spot, just a short distance from Clonakilty, for a day of relaxation or recreation. The beach has its own surf school that welcomes both beginners and more experienced surfers. Meander along the seaside, take in rugged coastal views, and, if you would like to stay overnight, look into the nearby Inchydoney Island Lodge and Spa overlooking the shoreline. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Inchydoney Beach and many more Clonakilty attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Clonakilty trip planner.
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  • To walk across the strand on the sand at low tide is magical with weather in October being so lovely It's a fabulous setting  more »
  • In all weathers this beach is amazing for a stroll or swim. My favourite place ever. Lucky to near it.  more »
  • Good serene beach, breezy & visual treat to eyes. Spent a good peaceful afternoon walking on the beach. Limited parking space.
  • It's a nice and clean beach and surprisingly big compared to other beaches in Cork. You can enjoy a small Cliff walk also that is adjacent to the beach. Had a great time playing football, cricket and frisbee! We also took a pop-up shelter to set up our little picnic. A must-visit on a sunny day with low tide. If you are lucky, you can get parking closer to the beach otherwise it's a 5 minute walk. Parking is free

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