White Park Bay
nr Bushmills, Co. Antrim
See below grid for details
Two miles of sandy beach along the north Antrim
coast plays host to several spectacular volcanic outcrops including 'Elephant
Rock'. Believed to be one of the first settlements of man in Ireland, with
remnants showing themselves on the exposed raised beach and sand dune system. A
sheltered bay but it does contain rip currents which you should watch out for if
you decide to venture into the sea.
|White Park Bay Looking towards Carricknaford at
the east end of the bay
||From the rocky promontory at the east end of the bay.
The beach forms a white arc between two
headlands, it is a secluded location backed by ancient dunes which provide a
habitat for bird and animal life, as well as carpeted in rare plants including
many orchids. It is 10 minutes drive from another Northern Ireland popular
landmark, Giants Causeway.
Today it is owned by the National Trust.
CIN Page Ref: white_park_bay
Date Updated: 08/2008
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