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Address: Dunree, Buncrana, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-77-20020
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Beautiful!!

This beach at Dunree Bay is beautiful and a real, hidden gem. Well worth the short walk from the road, the views are spectacular. Bring a picnic as there's nowhere close by... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 3, 2016
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Dundonald, Belfast.
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Dundonald, Belfast.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

This beach at Dunree Bay is beautiful and a real, hidden gem. Well worth the short walk from the road, the views are spectacular. Bring a picnic as there's nowhere close by, hopefully you'll be fortunate enough to get a good day.

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Palm Bay, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

I love the out of way places and you won't find too many tourists here. Take an apple for the horse on the way to the water. Pristine and off the beaten track. Most would not swim there since water is too cold for most. Bring your own pick-nic and you will enjoy.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Beautiful beach with close to white sands and clear water in Ireland! It was cold when we traveled to this beach but it was still a stunning sight to see. I could imagine this beach being very popular on a nice sunny day. A must see if you go up north in County Donegal.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Dunree bay is where the old fort is on dunree hill between it and the Uris hills in the background.The fort goes back to napoleon times with major fortifications in preparation for World War One before the Republic of Ireland partitioned .The bay is in full splendour from the dunree hill which has nice walks around giving great views over... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

The locals call this beach 'Portban' Truly a little piece of heaven on earth! Very long and quiet beach, often we had the whole place to ourselves including at sunset when the sun sets out over the bay, beautiful. Beach is accessible by walking along a fence from the parking lot and coming over the sand dunes.

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ballymena n . ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

The walk from Buncrana to Dunree Bay is a very pleasant , scenic even path. It is a much used walk by locals and visitors alike. Makes for a lovely walk , with a lovely Dundee beach .

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ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely clean beech virtually no one on it it's safe to swim or paddle but I was told around the opening of the bay was dangerous very family friendly !!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2015

Nice town able to get presents for grandchildren. Went on Waterbus tour. Excellent. There was a member of staff who narrated through out telling some amusing tales . Towards the end he sang songs we were told later that he had actually been with a professional group .

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2015

This beach is a quiet beach 6 miles from Buncrana and just below Fort Dunree on the hill above. This is an under-rated beach,but also very popular amongst locals and Derry people. Worth a visit, you'll be pleasantly surprised.

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Wicklow, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2015

There are so many of these beautifully quiet and deserted beaches dotted along the bays and inlets of Donegal that it's like reviewing all of nature. Some of them are not even accessible but can be viewed like this one from the top of a heather-covered cliff. Magherawarden at Portsalon on the other side of Lough Swilly is even bigger,... More 

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