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Shingle Beach

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Rossglass Beach

When most people think of beaches they think of sand. They do not want to rest upon a thousand bumpy stones. Beaches decorated with pebbles rather than sand are called shingle beaches. Shingle beaches are common – Britain has thousands of them, although Japan and New Zealand have more. There is a national registry of…

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Rossglass – Nature and People – Together or Apart?

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Rossglass Beach

Rossglass has an extended beach, a mixture of sand and various rocks of different sizes. St John’s Lighthouse is in the distance. The site is also the first in Northern Ireland to have a bye-law to protect  shore-nesting birds and seal pups from disturbance during their breeding season.

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