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The sandy beach at Castlerock is backed by an extensive system of sand dunes which form part of the Binevenagh AONB. Here you have the best of both worlds; a lovely wide beach with plenty of wild charm but with all the convenience of having the holiday village of Castlerock right behind. From the basalt cliffs and the promenade at the western end of the beach to the River Bann at the eastern is just over half a mile. The further west you head the more open and quiet the beach becomes. To the east of the beach, set amongst the dunes, is the championship course of Castlerock Golf Club. Whilst the adjacent area is home to a National Trust bird sanctuary.