East Strand Beach, Portrush
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Golden sandy beach with views of The Skerries and Causeway headlands.
East Strand Beach forms a continuum of sand, approx 2.5 miles long, merging into Curran Strand and Whiterocks at its eastern extremity. East Strand Beach is popular for watersports all year round, especially surfing. The beach is bounded by an impressive new pedestrian promenade and an extensive dune system hosting the world famous Royal Portrush Golf Course. Excellent views of The Skerries and the Causeway headlands.
Please refer to all safety signage at East Strand Beach and heed advice given by lifeguards during the season.
Facilities: Car Parking, Dogs Allowed, Lifeguard Service, Toilets. The following facilities are available for users with limited mobility: disabled toilets and disabled parking. Concrete access ramps onto beach at both ends of promenade. Water quality is Good. Awards: Seaside Award Resort.
East Strand Beach and it's associated dune system has a rich biodiversity. Sea birds include fulmar, eider, gull, guillemot, gannet and tern. The dune system has been recently stabilised with help from The Conservation Volunteers.