Marble Hill Beach, Dunfanaghy, Co Donegal

Marble Hill is located on the north-west coast of Donegal. Situated in Sheephaven Bay, it is an extensive sandy beach in a rural environment, which is of high value for wildlife. The dunes have many flowers and bird species and is one of the last areas in Ireland where you may hear the Corncrake calling.

Marble Hill is used mainly by the local community and receives large numbers of visitors during peak times. Marble Hill beach is very popular for watersports and boat enthusiasts. The waves are great for beginner surfers and there are surf classes on the beach most days. The Blue Flag beach is also safe for swimming and has lifeguards on duty during the summer.