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Address: Curracloe, Ireland
Description: Curracloe Beach is a regular holder of the Blue Flag Beach status. The...
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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11km clean sandy beach

Great beach to visit at any time of the year and any time of the day! This beach is 11km long so even on sunny days you will always find a spot for yourself. It is very popular... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Ireland
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84 reviews 84 reviews
33 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Great beach to visit at any time of the year and any time of the day! This beach is 11km long so even on sunny days you will always find a spot for yourself. It is very popular for walking and you can also access the Raven Point nature reserve which is a forest towards the end of the beach.... More 

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Strokestown, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The location of the opening scene to 'Saving Private Ryan'. Blue flag for years. No litter. Sunny south east. Great for a walk at any time of the year.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Its a lovely beach if you go up to the private quiet places where the sun is, I would advise away from the hotels, buildings around there. The last time we went there in the summer, it was an amazing sunny day. We got a lovely tan and we had warm water lovely and clear nice and big waves or... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Make sure you know how to get there as it's difficult to find and not signposted from any main road. Once there, it's miles of sandy beach flanked by the sea and a sandbank. It either turns you on or is doesn't - depends how much you love long sandy beaches. There's not too much else to say.

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Wimbledon, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This is a beautiful beach anytime of the year. We recently went in December and had long crisp walks on the beach with the dogs. It was lovely to see the sun rising with horses galloping along the water front. Spectacular any time of the year

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Carlow, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Can not say anything we disliked about it. Kids had a great time taken surf lessons we had lovely walks on the beach

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Carlow, Ireland
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111 reviews 111 reviews
21 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I just love this beach. I’d probably rate this the nicest beach in the country. It goes on for miles. There’s nothing like walking along the shore to refresh the soul. Even in winter, I love it. How someone can describe it as “to packed” is beyond me. Yes, it’s busy near the car park, but it goes on for... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Well, as australians, we see lots of beaches like this, and quite frankly it made us feel homesick....we had a long long walk along the beach, it's sandy, and even n a busy day you'd have plenty of space. Looks safe, too.

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Wexford, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

ok its a really nice beach but in the summer its to packed a few famailys lost there kids and there was a mad dash to find them there is a clean beack when any morning i got there but it was dirty in the evening it wass like a tip i dont know if people come to clean it... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is a lovely clean soft sandy beach. Good parklig. Nice for swimmina or sun bathing You can hire surfboards & gear.

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