Portstewart Strand

Birds at Bann Estuary

Winter to Spring 

After the snow and ice of the last couple of weeks the weather was altogether much kinder and more benign at National Trust Portstewart Strand in the last few days.

Flock of Dunlin

The Perfect Pictrure 

Portstewart Strand was the backdrop for the 'perfect picture' on Thursday evening.

Portstewart Strand

What's on 

Orchid

Orchid Walk 

Our amazing sand dune system is host to a range of orchids including Bee and Pyramidal Orchids, which can be seen growing in their natural habitat.

Butterfly Safari

Butterfly Safari's 

Calling all kids! It's the season of Butterflies and Moths.

Upcoming events

Butterfly Safari I

Sat 14 Jul 2018
14:00-16:00
Calling all kids! It's the season of Butterflies and Moths.

Butterfly Safari II

Sat 28 Jul 2018
14:00-16:00
Calling all kids! It's the season of Butterflies and Moths.

Butterfly Safari III

Sat 11 Aug 2018
14:00-16:00
Calling all kids! It's the season of Butterflies and Moths.
Portstewart Strand

Wildlife

Butterfly at Portstewart Strand

Our butterflies in the Dunes – Review of the Year

Butterflies and insects in general have been having a hard time of late with many species in decline. So as we say goodbye to the last of these beautiful creatures for another season, how have our butterflies in the Dunes fared this year.

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.

Student Placement Image

Student Placement Opportunities 

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

Portstewart Strand

Learning

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.

Portstewart Strand

Our work

Porstewart strand dune conservation

Dune conservation at Portstewart Strand  

Learn about the exciting sea buckthorn control project being carried out in partnership with Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA)