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Northern Ireland

Portstewart Strand

Miles of golden sand

118 Strand Road, Portstewart, County Londonderry, BT55 7PG

An image of Portstewart Strand with Mussenden Temple in the background.

Planning your visit

A small dog on the lead standing at the beach

Visiting Portstewart Strand with your dog 

Dogs are welcome on Portstewart Strand and with two miles of golden sand to enjoy, there are plenty of opportunities for walking and splashing along the beach. Portstewart Strand is a one pawprint rated place. 

Two boys jumping off sand dunes on a sunny summer day with blue skies

Things to do at Portstewart Strand 

Spend the day on one of Northern Ireland’s finest beaches. Stride out for a walk along the strand, wander through the 6,000-year-old dunes and spot seasonal wildlife. Dip you toes in the water or brave the waves with your bodyboard. There's plenty of things to do at the beach and the wildlife haven in the dunes.

A young child and her mother bending down to look at flowers in the Sunken Garden in May at Castle Ward, County Down, Northern Ireland

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