Morriscastle beach is located on the East Coast of County Wexford about 6.4 kilometres south of Cahore Point. The beach is a fine sandy beach stretching approximately 3.2 kilometres in length. It is claimed to be the longest beach in Ireland and is known locally as the ‘Golden Mile’. The area is important from a nature point of view with a Special Area of Conservation – Kilmuckridge / Tinnaberna Sandhills to the South. The Wexford Coastal Pathway passes through Morriscastle on its 221km journey. The beach can be reached by a 150 metre walk from the car park onto the strand. The beach is a very popular for bathing with locals and visitors. The beach is lifeguard patrolled during the bathing season (lifeguard times are displayed on the information noticeboard at the beach).