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Benone Strand, multiple recipient of the European Blue Flag Award, most recently in 2017, is a must-see when visiting the area. With seven miles of golden sand and a magnificent back drop of mountain and cliff scenery and stunning views across to Donegal, this is an attractive sightseeing environment along with the usual seaside activities including watersports, walking, picnic spots and fishing.
The clean, firm, golden sands of Benone Strand are without rocks, shingle or seaweed and are preceded by the glorious natural formations of Benone's sand dunes. Benone is a haven for nature lovers as the entire area is a paradise for the study of botany, entomology and shells.
During 2017 Benone Strand was announced as Northern Ireland's first fully inclusive beach, thanks to work carried out by local charity, Mae Murray Foundation, in partnership with Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council.
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Listing Updated: 14/06/2019
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