Ballyhornan

OSPAR beach ID: 
UK026
Country: 
United Kingdom
Region: 
2. Celtic Seas
Summary information
Tourism: 
Yes
Cleaned: 
No
Litter collection: 
No
Beach factsheet: 
No
Beach geography
Direction the beach is facing when looking from the beach to the sea: 
E
Direction the beach is facing when looking from the beach to the sea: 
S
Beach coordinates
GPS coordinate 100m Start N/S: 
54°18'06.6875"N
100m Start E/W: 
005°33'10.1583"W
GPS coordinate 100m End N/S: 
54°18'06.6875"N
100m End E/W: 
005°33'10.1583"W
GPS coordinate 1km Start N/S: 
54°18'02.4000"N
1km Start E/W: 
005°33'13.2000"N
GPS coordinate 1km End N/S: 
54°18'30.2400"N
1km End E/W: 
005°33'48.0000"W
Beach location
Beach usage & access
Usage 1: 
Coastal walking
Usage 1 when: 
Whole year round
Usage 2: 
Rockpools
Usage 2 when: 
Whole year round
Usage 3: 
Scuba diving
Usage 3 when: 
Seasonal
Access to the beach: 
Pedestrian
Access to the beach: 
Boats
Nearest town
Distance to the nearest town: 
7.0km
Nearest town: 
Ardglass
Position of the town in relation to survey area: 
SW
Developments
Development behind the beach: 
No
Food/drink outlets
Distance from the survey area to the food and/or drink outlet: 
0.5km
Present all year round: 
Yes
Position of food and/or drink outlet in relation to the survey area: 
N
Position of food and/or drink outlet in relation to the survey area: 
W
Nearest harbour
Harbour name: 
Ardglass
Position of the harbour in relation to the survey area: 
S
Position of the harbour in relation to the survey area: 
W
Beach cleaning
Responsible for cleaning: 
Clean ups carried out by Volunteers through the Live Here Love Here Campaign under the Umbrella of Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful