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Walk for miles..

Head a number of yards out of the town, down a few steps and that's it - away you go.. Miles of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David M
Enniskillen, United Kingdom
Heavenly Parkrun on the beach

Parkrun here every Saturday morning at 9.30am it was just stunning and a very friendly Parkrun crew... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Portrush BT56, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Miles of sand to walk, run or stroll. Only spoilt by irresponsible dog owners who don't clear up!!!! Otherwise a beautiful area.

Thank irb278
Reviewed 1 week ago

Head a number of yards out of the town, down a few steps and that's it - away you go.. Miles of beach and dramatic landscape to walk, I would guess three or more miles that you can see from the town, but weaves in...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Parkrun here every Saturday morning at 9.30am it was just stunning and a very friendly Parkrun crew of volunteers!! It was my first time doing this Parkrun and I can't wait to come back and do this Parkrun again. If you like to do Parkruns...More

Thank Julie11111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazimg place if you like sand as there are miles and miles of it. It is very good for surfers and those who like bathing or swimming.

Thank pauline4546
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you just want to chill out and breathe some extra-oxynated air, there is no better place than to walk along the East Strand in Portrush. Your prize is coming across the White Rocks, a cliff of limestone rearing up out of the sand dunes....More

Thank claire_strt
Reviewed 9 September 2018

The beach was stunning! Very clean wonderful sand. The water also looked very nice but as it was September I did not venture in. Even in the middle of winter when the waves are crashing against the rocks this beech is wonderful.

Thank Stephen121067
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Town and beaches. First to see was the amazing amount of mobile homes ! The shopping area was packed with people just walking along enjoying their visit here. The strand too was busy with lots of children enjoying the gentle waves and making sand castles....More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely disgusting avoid at all costs! Whole place stank of an old gym bag that had been left to fester for months! There were 2 bedrooms, 1 of which couldn't even be slept in due such a strong smell of oil which actually made me...More

Thank shanene07
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

A beautiful beach you can walk along in the fresh air and hear the waves , this is a very very well kept beach ideal for all the family Portrush is a lovely beautiful place.

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Love East Strand. So much going on. Easy free parking. Toilet block. Nicely done up. Very clean. Always people on litter duty.

Thank Bobs725
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Saik C
4 July 2018|
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Response from Bigbajasus | Reviewed this property |
No. It's a beach. There are no amenities.
18 July 2017|
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Response from Cillian R | Reviewed this property |
Lots of free parking right next to the strand....also just a short walk to Barry's and cafe etc
31 March 2017|
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Response from Alan C | Reviewed this property |
Oh yes, very much so and it's very popular. There are a few restrictions in the summer. From 1st of June to about the middle of September there's a section at the Whiterocks end car park (wee short bit from car park... More