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You have to climb down a lot of steps (200?) to get to the beach, but it is sheltered from the wind... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CeannCabaiste
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Limoges, France
One of the most beautiful beaches anywhere!

Silver strand is a gorgeous beach accessible by about one million steps! Not for the faint hearted... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rose Marie C
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Chicago, Illinois
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Malin Beg, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to climb down a lot of steps (200?) to get to the beach, but it is sheltered from the wind and from big waves. So once you're down there it's a lovely place to spend some time and have a swim. There's a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Silver strand is a gorgeous beach accessible by about one million steps! Not for the faint hearted, but worth the effort.

Thank Rose Marie C
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Irish beaches are amazing. Where else would you be able to enjoy white sand and watch sheep grazing nearby? Great cliffs make excellent scenery.

Thank Wandering-Will-55
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Donegal has some amazing beaches, I particularly like this beach. There are a large number of steps, thus access is limited. Although the views can be enjoyed from the car park.

Thank ConorFi
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Having heard of this beautiful beach, we ensured to visit following our trip to Slieve League. This horseshoe shaped beach is an amazing beach .. it’s worth the drive and also the climb down the 200 steps.

Thank Noeleenmyl
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We are having a heatwave. Our best summer in years on holidays in Donegal and I just visited Silver Strand ( Several in Ireland ). This one in Malin Beg on the South West coast of Donegal in Irelands Northwest. The perfect horseshoe shaped beach...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

On a day trip to Glencolmchille I discovered this beach and it is absolutely stunning. If you had a picnic or walking it is perfect there is a cafe and shop nearby and they were selling Irish Coffee the day I visited.

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

This beach has to be one of Ireland’s finest. Horseshoe shaped at the end of the majestic Slieve League cliffs it has to be seen to be believed.

Thank pumpkin31
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

The drive out to the beach was beautiful, and the beach was absolute perfection. The evening we went we had the beach almost to ourselves...very peaceful. Great spot!

Thank Eric P
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Silver Strand was one of my favorite stops during my 10 day trip to Ireland. It is so beautiful, and there was only one other couple there at the same time as us. After the Antrim Coast, it was hard to believe that we got...More

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Lauren A
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Response from mark g | Reviewed this property |
There are no facilities at this beach.
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21 June 2018|
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Response from pumpkin31 | Reviewed this property |
There is a hostel within 2minutes walk - Malinbeg Hostel. Another self catering accommodation at Aras glencolmcille. Plenty of b&bs & some airbnb properties nearby too.
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