Burrow Beach

The Burrow Beach, Sutton is a sandy beach, 1.2 km long that connects Howth Head to the mainland. It has a large area filled with sandy dunes.

The Burrow Beach is located in the vicinity of Sutton Cross Dart Station.

Sutton is well serviced by the DART and bus and the beach has several pedestrian access points. Dublin Bus operates the 31 or 31B to Sutton town and the beach is easily accessed from there. Irish Rail's DART service to Sutton DART Station also provides easy access to the beach.

If you'd rather travel by car, you can check your route with the Google map link at the Location sidebar on the right of this page.

The Burrow Beach lifeguard station is operational during summer months only. Lifeguards are on duty from 11 am to 7 pm on Saturdays and Sundays in June and every day from July to August.

Ireland's Eye is visible from Burrow Beach. It’s a designated nature conservation site which supports colonies of gannet, black guillemot and great black-backed gull.

Brook 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 www.beaches.ie.

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