Status of bathing water:  Green Coast 2018

Ballyrisode Beach is located 11km west of Schull Town. The beach forms an inlet within the larger Toormore Bay. It consists of 2 beaches, each approximately 150m in length.This beach forms part of a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) and a National Heritage Area (NHA).

Ballyrisode Beach is an extremely valuable resource to both residents and visitors for a number of reasons, including its scenery and landscape and for its safe and sheltered location for swimming and other recreational activities.