Helen's Bay Beach is one of two excellent beaches found in Crawfordsburn Country Park.
Facilities within nearby Crawfordsburn Country Park:
- Cafe / Restaurant
- Car Parking
- Dogs Allowed
- Picnic Sites
- Visitor Centre.
There are disabled toilets and disabled parking a short distance from the beach. A path suitable for wheelchair users leads from the car park to a path running adjacent to the beach. For users with limited mobility, the facilities at Crawfordsburn are also available - a Visitor Centre and Café with wheelchair access.
First Aid is available throughout the year at the visitors centre. The beach is occasionally effected by the wake from high speed ferries. Water quality is Excellent.
Awards: Green Coast.
Helen's Bay Beach is part of Belfast Lough ASSI and SAC which was established for the populations on wading birds that spend the winter at the beach. In the summer time look out for Eider Ducks and terns. If you're lucky you may see Porpoises and seals.