Claremont Beach

Claremont Beach is a small cove-like beach situated close to the harbour in Howth. It is a popular beach all year round and there are a number of pubs and restaurants located along the Harbour Road and in the village of Howth. 

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Claremont beach is located close to Howth Harbour.

How to get there

Claremont beach has several pedestrian access points.

By bus

Get the 31b from DublinCityCentre. There’s a bus stop at the beach. Check Dublin Bus for timetables and service updates.

By train

Get the DART service to Howth Station. It’s about a 10 minute walk from the train station to the beach. Check Irish Rail for timetables and service updates.

By car

See the google map at the end of this page.


Lifeguard station (summer months only)

Lifeguard information

There’s a red or yellow flag flying from the lifeguard station when a lifeguard is on duty. A lifeguard is only on duty in the summer months from 11am to 7pm as follows;

  • Saturday and Sunday during June
  • everyday during July and  August

Bathing Water Quality

Claremont Beach is an identified beach under the Bathing Water Quality Regulations 2008 (SI No. 79 of 2008). The water quality is monitored regularly from mid-June to mid-September every year.  Water quality results are available on the beach noticeboard and on the EPA website

Any water quality issues at our beaches are reported on our Water Pollution Incidents section. We also place notices at the beach, and you can also find the incident report at .