Duncannon

Continent
Europe
Country
Ireland
Next Big City
Waterford
Next Town
Wexford, Duncannon
 
Type:
River Mouth
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, Camping, School, Shop, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat
Hazards:
None
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Low tide, Coming tide, Falling tide

Flat and shallow water. Mid tide is best as there is 300m of waist deep water.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
July, August

The beach is 1.2 km long and is wide on low tide with firm smooth sand.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
S, SSW, SW, WSW
Main Direction:
SW

Wind required: South facing beach, prevailing SW without doubt is the best.



How to get there

Transport
Car, Bus, Boat
Access
No walk

Wexford 25 miles, Waterford 8 miles via ferry.

Extra information

Rules
None

Pubs and seafood restaurants beside beach. Camping is allowed, recommend using old golf course behind playground. Waterford city 8 miles (via ferry). Accommodation: B&B's, guest houses, self catering. Caravan parks all overlooking the beach.

Nightlife

Roches Pub and the Strand Tavern just off the beach. Both serve food and have live music on weekends.