Your to do list for Portrush
W Strand Rd, Portrush BT56 8ET, UK
West Bay Beach
West Bay, also known as West Strand or Mill Strand, is a popular resort beach in the heart of Portrush. The beach is bounded at its northern end by the habour and flanked along its eastern boundary by a pedestrian/cycle promenade. There is easy access to and from the town centre and all associated amenities/services.
Portrush Harbour, Harbour Road, Portrush, UK
Portrush Harbour is situated on the north coast of Ireland approximately ten miles east of the entrance to Lough Foyle, on the west side of the Ramore Head promontory. It is a small harbour enclosed by two piers where it is possible to berth alongside a pontoon or to pick up moorings in the harbour area.
Ramore Head, Portrush, UK
Ramore Head Portrush
Overview. The headland, pointing north-northwest, is the tip of the peninsula on which the town of Portrush lies. The area of the headland is an Area of Special Scientific Interest. The rocks here are dolerite, an intrusive igneous rock formed from volcanic activity.
Portrush East Strand, Portrush, UK
East Strand Portrush
East Strand Beach, at the heart of the coastal resort of Portrush, forms a continuum of sand, approx. 2.5 km / 1.6 miles long, merging into Curran Strand and Whiterocks at its eastern extremity. East Strand Beach is popular for water sports all year round, especially surfing.
Royal Portrush Golf Club, Dunluce Road, Portrush, UK
Royal Portrush Golf Club
Royal Portrush Golf Club is a private golf club in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The 36-hole club has two links courses, the Dunluce Links (the championship course) and the Valley Links. The former is one of the courses on the rota of the Open Championship and last hosted the tournament in 2019.
Portrush BT56 8NA, UK
The Whiterocks Blue Flag beach is divinely located contiguous with East Strand, forming between them, a 3 mile beach, just outside Portrush town. Sweeping golden sands, long wide beach, crashing ocean waves and giant sand dunes makes this beach truly natures playground.
Dunluce Castle, Bushmills, UK
Dunluce Castle is located on the sheer cliffs east of Portrush along the Causeway Coast towards the Giants Causeway. It was built sometime between the 1400s and 1600s and was one of the finest castles on the Coast.
Bushmills, Distillery Rd, Bushmills, UK
Bushmills Whiskey Distillery
Generations have passed down a handcrafted art, triple-distilling our “smooth and mellow” whiskeys. Visit us today, just a few miles from Ireland's rugged north coast, and see how we continue to triple distill 100% malted barley in copper pot stills to make a pure malt whiskey.
44 Causeway Rd, Bushmills BT57 8SU, UK
The Giants Causeway
Welcome to one of the most amazing places on the planet "The Giants Causeway". The Causeway comprises of thousands of mostly hexagonal stones stepping gently into the sea. They were formed either by the geological processes within an ancient volcano or... the giants of legend who stomped and battled along the coast.
Whitepark Bay Beach, Ballycastle, UK
Whitepark Bay Beach
The spectacular sandy beach forms a white arc between two headlands on the North Antrim coast. In this secluded location, even on a busy day there is plenty of room for quiet relaxation. The beach is backed by ancient dunes that provide a range of rich habitats for bird and animal life.
Ballintoy Harbour, Ballycastle, UK
Known as a 'raised beach', it is located alongside the B15 coast road, 17 miles north-east of Coleraine and five miles west of Ballycastle. The small fishing harbour can be found at the end of a small narrow steep road down Knocksaughey Hill, which passes by the entrance to Larrybane and Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge.
119a Whitepark Rd, Ballintoy, Ballycastle BT54 6LS, UK
Carick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
Carrick a Rede Rope Bridge is an amazing and terrifying experience. Cross the 20 meter suspension bridge over a gorge onto a small island as salmon fishermen have been doing for over 350 years.
The Dark Hedges, Bregagh Road, Stranocum, Ballymoney, UK
The Dark Hedges
The Dark Hedges is an avenue of large mature beech trees, which were planted by James Stuart to frame an avenue to his home. The trees were planted around 1775 when he built nearby Gracehill House. The trees are on both sides of the road, forming a “tunnel” that is between 6 and 10 meters in width.
Portstewart, Promenade, Portstewart, UK
Portstewart was a popular holiday destination for Victorian middle-class families. Its long, crescent-shaped seafront promenade is sheltered by rocky headlands. It is a reasonably prosperous town. Most of the town is contained in the Strand electoral ward and this is one of the most affluent areas in Northern Ireland.
Portstewart Golf Club, Strand Road, Portstewart, UK
Portstewart Golf Club
ONE MAGNIFICENT CLUB
A very warm welcome to Portstewart Golf Club, founded in 1894 and home to three fine true links golf courses. Few clubs in the British Isles or Ireland can claim to have three courses under their name. The outstanding Championship Strand Course was the host for the 2017 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open.
Portstewart Strand, United Kingdom
What is less known about Portstewart Strand, are the towering sand dunes (containing some of Ireland's tallest dunes) and declared as an Area of Special Scientific Interest, together with the adjoining Bann Estuary. From here the River Bann (N Ireland's longest river) ends its journey, on entering the North Atlantic.
Castlerock Beach, Sea Road, Castlerock, Coleraine, UK
Castlerock is a 1km (0.7 mile) long stretch of beach between the sea cliffs of Downhill to the west and the Lower River Bann estuary known as the Barmouth to the east. The beach was awarded the Seaside Award in 2019. Castlerock beach backs on to the tranquil resort of Castlerock.
Mussenden Temple, Mussenden Road, Castlerock, Coleraine, UK
Mussenden Temple is one of those places you never forget. The temple itself is magnificent and sits on one of the most amazing locations in Ireland. The Earl Bishop used it as his library.
Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House, Mussenden Road, Castlerock, Coleraine, UK
Visit this stunning landscape and beautiful gardens. As an extra treat you can learn about the reality of life in the rural 17th-century cottage of Hezlett House, told through people who once lived there in one of Northern Ireland's oldest buildings.
Downhill Beach, Coleraine, UK
Downhill Beach is part of an 11km/7 mile stretch of sand and surf offering a wealth of activities including water sports, scenic walks and facilities for that perfect family day out. Downhill Beach frequently attains the Blue Flag Award, most recently in 2019.