Carrickfinn Beach is an extensive sandy beach with sand dunes and is located close to the beautiful Annagry village, a Gaeltacht area where the visitor can engage in the culture and heritage of this unique region where Irish is still the main everyday language.
Carrickfinn is a long stretch of white sand beach backed by extensive sand dunes. All around the bay are the characteristic machair grass plains which are home to a number of rare plant species.
The spectacular displays of wild flowers in spring and early summer make a visit to this grassland unforgettable.
The beach at Carrickfinn is a regular winner of the coveted Blue Flag Award which mean you can be assured clean, safe bathing water along with all the facilities youll need for a family beach day.
Beach Lifeguards Lifeguards will be on duty on this beach - from June until September.
Hours of Work: 12.00pm - 18.30pm
Emergency Contact Number: Dial 999
First Aid: There is a first Aid Kit available at: • Beach Lifeguard Hut - 12.00pm - 18.30pm.
Flags: Red/Yellow Flag - It is safe to swim and lifeguards are on duty. Swim between the flags.
Red Flag - High Hazard. It is dangerous to enter the water. Lifeguards are on duty.
No Flag - No Lifeguards on duty.
All beach users are asked to take care when at the beach, and in particular:
• Never swim alone - Or surf, dive or sail unless there is someone with you.
• Always engage in water activities with family or friends.
• Tell someone when you will be back.
• Note Locations of Life Saving Equipment - Before entering the water familiarize yourself with the location of lifebuoys.
• Report Missing or Damaged Lifesaving Equipment - If you find that lifebuoys are missing or vandalized, please contact the Blue Flag Co-ordinator, Donegal County Council, Central Laboratory, The Kube, Magheranan, Letterkenny. (074) 91 22787 or (074) 91 76276. Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out also: www.blueflagireland.org