Greyabbey

Continent
Europe
Country
Ireland
Next Big City
Belfast
Next Town
Greyabbey
 
Type:
Lagoon
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
No information

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop
Hazards:
Rocks, Stakes
Quality:
No information
Best Tide:
High tide

Avoid kiting near nesting or resting birds such as in the Mid Island and South Island areas. Wooden posts are part of an ancient fish trap system and must not be damaged.

Beach

Type:
Grass, Sand, Pebbles, Rocks, Stones
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
Rocks
Beach Users:
No information

Launch is from either of the two car parking spots beside the Portaferry road.

Wind

Best Months:
April, May, June, July, August
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
SSE, S, SSW, SW
Main Direction:
WSW



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Access from car park on the Portaferry Road. Be considerate to locals when parking. Do not block or restrict access.

Extra information

Rules
Zones, Time

Area of special scientific interest. Do not disturb the birds. The Southern one is called the Sloe Bushes and from just South of it is the beginning of the area of Northern Strangford Lough that the DOENI have issued instructions for kiting from 1st September to 31st March, only kite within 90 minutes of high tide after the tide has covered the eel grass.

Nightlife

Nearest is Belfast.