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Portrush West Strand

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Blue Flag Award

Bus stop
Camping not allowed
Dogs not allowed
Horses not allowed
No alcohol
No beach fires
No dog fouling
Picnic area
Use bins provided
No vehicle access to beach
Water sample point
Basic changing facilities
Beach wheelchair access available
Bicycle parking
Camping allowed
Child friendly area
Dogs allowed
Dogs allowed on lead
Floatation chair
Horses allowed
Public rescue equipment
Public telephone
Safe storage
Seasonal access matting
Showers - paid for
Vehicle access to beach

Lifeguard information

No lifeguards on duty
No lifeguards on duty

General information

Lifeguards on duty from 23 June to 2 September from 11am until 7pm.

Portrush West Strand, also known as Mill Strand, is a sheltered urban beach on the western edge of the resort, immediately south of the picturesque harbour.

The entire length of the beautiful sandy beach is flanked along its eastern boundary by a well-used promenade, restricted for pedestrian and cycle use.

The beach affords beautiful panoramic views towards Portstewart and beyond to Donegal's Inishowen penninsula.

The Causeway Coast Way/Ulster Way walking route passes adjacent to the beach and it is also a favourite spot for surfers and bodyboarders all year round.