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Attraction Currently Closed

Portstewart Strand

  • Portstewart
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Beaches

Attraction Currently Closed

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Attraction Information

Portstewart Strand
The magnificent two mile strand of glistening golden sand is one of Northern Ireland's finest and most popular beaches with all ages; Portstewart Strand holds the prestigious Blue Flag.
Also one of the few remaining beaches in Ireland where cars still have access and permission to drive onto the beach.
The beach attracts a range of visitors wishing to partake in activities such as, surfing, swimming and scenic walks on the way marked nature trails with excellent views of the North Coast. The dunes are a haven for wild flowers and butterflies.

Opening hours

Dawn til dusk daily year round. Barrier to beach closes one hour after facilities close. No lifeguard cover at any time.


No admission fees.

Travel & Contact Information


118 Strand Rd, Portstewart, County Londonderry, BT55 7PG, Northern Ireland

Phone number

028 7083 6396



Click here to visit Portstewart Strand's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Portstewart Strand has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

No, Portstewart Strand is not wheelchair friendly.

No, Portstewart Strand have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Portstewart Strand has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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