visiting beach road

Beach Road is a great day out for all the family and admittance is free! Enjoy the beauty of the Antrim coast line, the views here are some of the best in the country so remember to bring along your camera or binoculars.

Whitehead has excellent travel connections, so getting here couldn't be easier. Take the train, hop on the bus or take a 30 minute drive from Belfast

If you are hoping to organise a group visit, for example a school trip or club day trip please get in touch and we will be happy to help.

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Getting To Beach Road

Beach Road is situated in the pretty seaside village of Whitehead, Co.Antrim in Northern Ireland. Only a 30 minute drive from Belfast, the Nature Reserve is an ideal day out, and you can take in the great views of the Antrim coast line.


By Road

From Belfast, travel along the M2 motorway, Continue forward onto the M5 (signposted Whiteabbey, Carrickfergus)

At Shore Road Roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Shore Road - A2 (signposted Whiteabbey, Carrickfergus) Entering Whiteabbey

At Shore Road Roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Shore Road on the A2

Continue forward onto Shore Road - A2. Entering Monkstown

Continue forward onto Shore Road - A2. Entering Greenisland

Continue forward onto Belfast Road - A2. Entering Carrickfergus

At Marine Highway Roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Marine Highway - A2

Continue forward onto Larne Road - A2. Entering Eden

Continue forward onto Princess Park - A2. Entering Whitehead

The Journey is 17 miles approx and will probably take around 30 - 40 minutes

 

By Rail

Whitehead has a train service, bringing you to the heart of the village. Services are available from Belfast Central station, and you can find more information on the Northern Ireland Railways Website.

By Bus

Bus services are operated by Translink, and full information is available from the Translink website.

Important Visitor Information

Bus services are operated by Translink, and full information is available from the Translink website.

 

 

further information

The following websites are useful to help plan your journey to Beach Road

Translink - Bus and Rail Services in N.Ireland
The AA Route Planner - Plan your road trip
BBC Weather - Check the weather before setting out

We aren't responsible for these sites so can't be held responsible for their content / availability.

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