Balcarrick Beach is a long sandy beach, 3.4 km's long. It has a large area filled with sandy dunes and rock pools. The route for the coastal walk from Donabate to Portrane is displayed on boards at the Tower Bay Car Park and the Beach Car Park, Donabate.
Balbriggan is situated in the north of Fingal and enjoys a seaside location. Ardgillan Castle is on the outskirts of the town and is a wonderful attraction to visit. Both can be easily reached by public transport or by car via the M1 Motorway.