Skerries North Beach

Skerries North Beach is a cove like beach, 1.2 km long adjoining the fishing harbour area. A coastal walkway around Red Island onto the South Strand adjoins this beach. There is a children’s playground and car parking facilities at Red Island. 



Skerries North Beach is a 10 minute walk from Skerries town

How to get there

There’s several pedestrian access points on the beach.

By bus

Get the 33 to Skerries town. The beach is a 2 minute walk from the bus stop. Check Dublin Bus for the timetable.

By train

Get the train to Skerries village. It’s a 20 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.


Car Parking along South Strand and Harbour Road (Pay and Display)
Public toilets
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