Portrush West Strand beach is a sheltered sandy beach in the town next to the harbour.

Watersports include windsurfing, canoeing and sailing.

The west beach is closer to Portrush amenities than Whiterocks (East Strand) beach.

Facilities include car parking, shops, harbour, toilets and places to eat.

West Strand Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.

West Strand Beach has dog restrictions. West Strand beach has dog restrictions.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Portrush, 13 beaches in Antrim, or check our list of Antrim Dog Friendly Beaches.

Beach Water Quality

No water quality measurement available for West Strand Beach.


7 Day Weather Forecast

Our weather forecast for Portrush in Antrim is split into two widgets. The first shows a timeline containing temperature, wind, sunrise/sunset and chance of rain, whilst the second shows the forecast for the week ahead including severe weather alerts when available.

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