Portstewart Strand

Important notice -

Portstewart Strand is open dawn to dusk. Pre-booking is not required for the car park but space is limited. Please follow social distancing guidance.

Miles of golden sand

More about this place

Portstewart Strand

Things to see and do

Things to see and do at Portstewart Strand

Dip your toes in the waves as you explore a beach hugged by ancient dunes full of wildlife.

A walker with his dog on the beach at Penrose, Cornwall

Dogs on Portstewart Strand  

We love to see your dogs having fun and exercising on the beach. In order to keep them and all our visitors safe, we have a few simple asks

Portstewart Strand Sand Dunes

Game of Thrones at Portstewart Strand 

Did you know that Portstewart Strand was used as a filming location for Game of Thrones as well as other locations across NI. Read more about it here.

Portstewart Strand

Wildlife

A Butterfly at Portstewart Strand

Wildlife at Portstewart Strand 

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

Birds at Portstewart Strand

From High Arctic to South Africa 

In the Autumn and Winter months, Portstewart Strand says goodbye to summer holiday makers and welcomes new visitors from as far as the High Arctic. These visitors are of the flying variety, such as wader birds, wildfowl and gulls.