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Kilclief Beach

Ardglass Road, Newcastle Centre 10-14, Central Promenade, Newcastle, County Down, BT30 7NR
Kilclief, Strangford Lough

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A picturesque beach on the Narrows of Strangford Lough, Kilclief is a sandy beach with a castle dating from 1413 built by John Sely, bishop of Down. The Angus Rock Lighthouse lies in the middle of the Narrows and on the horizon, it is possible to see the Isle of Man.

 

Kilclief is a quiet spot, but there is a small car park with room for around 14 cars that provides easy access to the beach. There are no other facilities at the site. The calm waters make it ideal for activities like paddle boarding, swimming and kayaking. The beach itself is good for walking and picnicking.

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