Benone Strand


Benone Strand is one of the north coast’s best loved beaches. Take the time to wander through the extensive dune grasslands at Benone Strand to find a wealth of wildlife including the delicate and striking common blue and ringlet butterflies, six-spot burnet moth and possibly an Irish Hare. Take a closer look at the dunes not only is there marram grass but a wealth of other plants including wild strawberry, lady’s bedstraw, birds foot trefoil and wild thyme. During the summer months you will often have the pleasure of seeing harbour porpoises swimming close to the shore.

Access and Facilities
To get the most out of Benone you can walk along the beach or through the sand dunes. Benone Tourist Complex and Strand lies north of Limavady and is well signposted off the Seacoast Road (A2) and the Causeway Coastal Route, where there is parking and a number of facilities.

Starting point grid reference: IC715 360