The Mae Murray Foundation introduces Benone as NI’s First Fully Inclusive Beach.Limavady’s Benone beach is Northern Ireland’s first fully inclusive beach, thanks to work carried out by local charity, Mae Murray Foundation in partnership with Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council. The announcement was made at a recent all-ability family fun day, showcasing new equipment, including Northern Ireland’s first surfboard suitable for wheelchair users.Local beaches used to be off-limits for mixed-ability families due to lack of appropriate equipment and facilities for those with additional needs. However, as a result of fundraising, lobbying and engagement by the Mae Murray Foundation, which seeks to create inclusive environments across Northern Ireland, families of…
The Benone Tourist Complex is about 5 minutes walk from Willow Caravans. The complex was developed in 1987 and has a fully serviced caravan and camping site with many other features. The complex is open to both residents and day-trippers. The site is designed to be suitable for all ages and includes a 9-hole golf course, a putting green and a golf practice range. There are also tennis courts, outdoor heated splash pools, an outside activities area with a bouncy castle and an indoor games room. The main building is a tourist information office, a café and a shop and over the summer there are many organised events.
For fun and entertainment enjoy a family visit to Waterworld. The indoor water attraction has a range of features which includes a water playground, 6 slides, two 80m waterslides and water cannons. The Ten Pin Bowling facility offers 6 lanes of all action bowling for young and old to experience. Waterworld also has a fun Beach themed photo area, located at the front of the building.
Coleraine Leisure Centre offers a range of facilities and activities from its multi-purpose Sports Hall to its Superpools complex, Gallery Health Suite and "The Gym" Fitness Studio.
Magilligan Strand is a seven-mile stretch of sand backed by one of the largest dune systems in the UK. Popular with surfers, swimmers and walkers, the beach forms part of a local Nature Reserve. There is a cafe, a caravan park and a supervised paddling pool. Boardwalks offer access through the dunes.