Counsellor's Strand is located on the south coast of Ireland in County Waterford adjacent to Dunmore East village.  The desighnated bathing area is approximately 100 metres long and 75 metres wide (at low tide).

Counsellors Strand is a sandy beach set within a large steep sided cove. The beach has a gentle slope and is well protected and sheltered. The tidal range is medium and most of the beach is covered at high tide. The cove surrounding the beach consists of striking red sandstone cliffs and geological features, such as folding, can be seen in the surrounding cliffs.The cliffs support a variety of sea birds not least being the colony of kittiwakes which nest along the face of the cliffs. Above the beach and cove there is a grassed area suitable for picnics and viewing.

The beach is accessed by a steep path from the carpark at the top of the cove. At low tide only it can be accessed via the adjacent Dunmore Strand. Shops and public toiltes are available at the lower village. Parking is available at the carpark located at the top of the cove

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