With its miles of sandy beach and sparkling clean water, Tyrella is a firm favourite with holidaymakers. Kids can splash around happily in one of the safest, cleanest beaches in Ireland, while adults relax and enjoy the stunning natural setting at the foot of the magnificent Mountains of Mourne.
You’ll find that even on a busy day, this is a secluded and relaxing place to be. The beach is backed by ancient dunes that provide a range of rich habitats for bird and animal life.
Crawfordsburn Country Park is situated on the southern shores of Belfast Lough. It is full of variety, featuring 3.5.km of coastline, often rugged and rocky, the two best beaches in the Belfast area, a deep wooded glen with an impressive waterfall at its head, a pond and wildflower meadows with excellent views over the Lough.