The town of Portstewart is situated on the scenic Causeway Coast. There are many places of interest within easy reach including the Giant’s Causeway, Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge, Dunluce Castle, Portbintrae, Bushmills, Ballycastle and by ferry Rathlin island – a haven for exploring and bird watching.
There are numerous beautiful sandy beaches in the area including the 2 mile blue flag, Portstewart Strand which has lifeguard supervision. Portrush, Castlerock, Benone and Downhill also boast some spectacular beaches. Some of these beaches permit entry by car.
Golfers are well catered for with 3 courses in the town. Nearby Portrush has hosted the major championship Irish Open on the Royal Portrush Dunluce Links. There is also the Valley Links, and courses in nearby Castlerock and Ballycastle.
Surfing, water sports, horse riding, cycling, walking and fishing are also available. The Flowerfield arts centre hosts many arts and crafts activities and events. Musical events are often held in the riverside theatre in coleraine. Outdoor activities and children’s church are often arranged at the crescent beach play area in the summer months.
The area is also host to the North West 200 motorcycle races, Milk cup Soccer tournament, Auld Lammas Fair, Red Sails Festival and the international Air show. A calendar of some events in the area is shown below. More information on places of interest, events, eating out and further information is available on www.northcoastni.com
Things to do
Adventure and Activities
Walking and Hiking
Arts, Culture and Heritage
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