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Miles of golden sand cared for by National Trust. 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 award for the...more
118 Strand Road, Portstewart BT55 7PG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7083 6396
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

The National Trust maintain this beautiful natural environment which should be on everyone's 'things to do' list whilst in the area. The beach is clean, safe, stunning and the staff are welcoming, informative, kind and great craic!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nicola S
Reviewed 14 September 2018

I have a water colour painting of the O'Hara house which is now the grammar School in Port Stewart. This painting hung in my mothers house as far back as I remember ( I am 82 years old) . As a child I always called...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Margie K
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach, definitely visit!!!! It’s much nicer than some beaches on the Mediterranean. Beach is always spotless & national trust staff are very friendly. Very scenic & great for some body boarding (according to my husband) when the waves are good.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Natalie276
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We walked to the strand from Portstewart, and were amazed at how beautiful the beach looked. It was an overcast day, so not many cars about. Just be aware we did see quite a few large jellyfish on the sand near to the sea, which...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kath00000007
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Miles of golden sand - you can drive on to the beach which is handy for families. Harry's Shack right by the beach has excellent food too. Very windy day so waves too high to swim but would love to go back!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Caroline O
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We are members of National Trust and visit here frequently..however when we have went to the dog free area this summer we have found that prople are not adhering to this at all. As for the covered outdoor area at Harrys Shack it is like...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rosrobinson
Reviewed 21 August 2018

A fabulous long sandy beach. The drive along it is something else - one of our Northern Ireland holiday highlights.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sugarplummun
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

A beautiful big sandy beach. You can drive your car on to the beach. Gorgeous sand, kids loved it. National Trust members get on with the car for free.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank chrismR7137XY
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Portstewart Strand As a National Trust member I went to Portstewart Strand yesterday for a visit. I was taking some snaps when the young chap sitting in the front seat of the Beach Shop & Surf Hire van got out, he approached me and asked...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Massive sandy beach, goes on for ever, clean, lifeguards, bring your car and park on the sand. Ain't cheap to park but you could stay here all day. Very child-friendly.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Carrie K
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