Portstewart Strand beach, Strand Rd, Portstewart, Coleraine, Derry
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    Portstewart Strand Beach Information

    The Strand at Portstewart is a large sandy beach backed by a sand dune system that reaches heights of up to 30 metres (100ft). Neolithic pottery and implements have also been found within the sand dunes, along with bronze pins and Roman jewellery, revealing a long history of human habitation.

    The Strand protects the mouth of the River Bann that is an important nature conservation site.

    The beach is managed by the National Trust and provides lots of things to do, including; beach games, sunbathing, swimming, walking and surfing.

    Unusually cars can be brought on and parked on the beach.

    Portstewart Strand Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    Portstewart Strand Beach has dog restrictions. Dog restrictions in place between posts - check signage.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 5 beaches around Coleraine, 5 beaches in Derry, or check our list of Derry Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Beach Bathing Water Quality


    No water quality measurement available for Portstewart Strand Beach.

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    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain today through Saturday, with high temperatures bottoming out at 7°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      8:43 am    3:59 pm
    Tuesday, Dec 11th
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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      8:44 am    3:59 pm

    Wednesday, Dec 12th
     Overcast throughout the day and windy overnight.
     
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      8:45 am    3:58 pm
    Thursday, Dec 13th
     Windy until afternoon and foggy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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      8:46 am    3:58 pm

    Friday, Dec 14th
     Windy and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      8:47 am    3:58 pm
    Saturday, Dec 15th
     Windy throughout the day and light rain until afternoon.
     
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      8:48 am    3:58 pm

    Sunday, Dec 16th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy in the morning.
     
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      8:49 am    3:58 pm
    Monday, Dec 17th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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