Ballynamona is best known as a bird-watching venue and is also popular with dog walkers. It’s a lovely, quiet beach, an a great choice for when nearby Garryvoe and Ardnahich Beaches are crowded.
Find more information on Ring Of Cork bird trails here
The strand is also home to ‘Clean Coasts Ballynamona‘ which is a successful and award winning beach clean initiative.
“Our mission is to keep Ballynamona beach litter free, to include the wetlands complex behind the beach which is home to thousands of wading water birds. We will strive to achieve the Green Coast award.Our vision is to have Ballynamona Beach as a clean, litter free, and safe amenity for the enjoyment of everyone who visit the Ballycotton/Shanagarry area”