Portstewart Strand

Important notice -

In order to accommodate traffic management for the forthcoming Dubai Irish Open at the adjacent Portstewart Golf Club, The Strand will have restricted access to vehicles from 4th to 9th July 2017. For more info visit www.discovernorthernireland.com.

Miles of golden sand

Portstewart Strand

Things to see and do

Portstewart Strand

What's on 

Kite over Mussenden Temple

Kite Festival 2017 

Following on from the success of last year’s Kite Festival, we are back for TWO days in 2017. Join us on the 5 and 6 August for some kite flying fun at Downhill Demesne, Castlerock, Co Londonderry.

Upcoming events

Butterfly Safari

Sat 08 Jul 2017
A morning of fun and adventure with our Rangers.

Butterfly Safari

Sat 29 Jul 2017
Great for kids - it's the season of butterflies and moths.
Portstewart Strand


A Butterfly at Portstewart Strand

Teeming with wildlife 

From butterflies to dolphins Portstewart Strand is home to all sorts of creatures, great and small.

Portstewart Strand

Get involved

Volunteers jump in the air on the beach

Volunteer with us 

We couldn't work without our dedicated team of volunteers. Take a look at how they help us with our work and find out how you can get involved.

Hezlett House

Student Placement Opportunities 

Would you like to complete your student placement at Portstewart Strand, Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House?

Portstewart Strand


Family flying a kite on the beach at Portstewart Strand

Education Group Membership  

Education Group Membership is specially designed to allow education groups free entry to most places owned by the National Trust. It is for not-for-profit groups or home educators whose members, pupils or students are in full-time education.