Belalt Strand at Rossnowlagh extends to the north-northwest for over 2km from the cliffs at Coolmore in the south to the intertial rock outcrop at Carrickfad. The beach has a broad low-angle profile with well sorted fine sand as the dominant sediment. Rossnowlagh is a heavily used beach popular with local residents and day trippers. It is renowned as one of Irelands main surfing beaches.

The beach can be accessed by taking the R231 west from Ballyshannon. After the village at Coolmore, you have a choice of left hand turns which will take you to the beach.

This beach is lifeguard patrolled throughout the summer months of June/ July and August. Lifeguard times can be viewed by clicking on the tab above or by checking out the information notice board at the beach.


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