Portstewart Strand

Portstewart Strand

What's on 

Upcoming events

Conservation Farming Talk and Walk

Sat 02 Mar 2019
14:00-16:00
Discover why we use grazing animals at our places to help deliver our conservation management plans.

Orchid Hunt

Sat 15 Jun 2019
14:00-16:00
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. Come to a dune adventure with out ranger to discover why Portstewart Strand is very much more than...

Butterfly Safari I

Sat 06 Jul 2019
14:00-16:00
Fun for the whole family as you join our rangers on the hunt to catch and identify the dunes fluttering residents. Nets provided Booking Essential

Butterfly Safari II

Sat 20 Jul 2019
14:00-16:00
Fun for the whole family as you join our rangers on the hunt to catch and identify the dunes fluttering residents Nets provided Booking Essential

Butterfly Safari III

Sat 10 Aug 2019
14:00-16:00
Fun for the whole family as you join our rangers on the hunt to catch and identify the dunes fluttering residents Nets provided Booking Essential
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Wildlife

Dark green fritillary feeding on thistle 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.

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Get involved

50 Years of Volunteering

50 Years Volunteering for the National Trust 

At a recent volunteer forum that is held twice yearly on the North Coast, we were delighted to celebrate the long term achievements of many of our volunteers. These forums are designed as an opportunity for all of our volunteers to get together to talk about the projects they have been working on and to celebrate each other’s successes.

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Our work

Gill receiving the Blue Flag award in Groomsport

Blue Flag Success 

Portstewart Strand retain Blue flag status for 2018