East Strand Beach forms a continuum of sand, approx 2.5 miles long, merging into Curran Strand and Whiterocks at its eastern extremity.
East Strand Beach is popular for watersports all year round, especially surfing. The beach is bounded by an impressive new pedestrian promenade and an extensive dune system hosting the world famous Royal Portrush Golf Course. Excellent views of The Skerries and the Causeway headlands.
Free parking (approx. 650 spaces - height restriction) is available in East Strand car park adjacent to the beach.
The following facilities are available for users with limited mobility: disabled toilets and disabled parking. Concrete access ramps onto beach at both ends of promenade.
Disabled parking available.
Disabled toilets available.
Located to the rear of the Watersports Centre building adjacent to the beach - open all year round.
Open all year round.
East Strand Beach car park is located off Causeway Street in Portrush.
A daily bus service passes close to East Strand Beach entrance and Portrush Train Station is approx. 400m from the beach.
NCN Route 93 passes through Portrush, approx. 500m from the beach.
Tourists can follow the UW/CCW that follows the promenade flanking the beach. Within Portrush, there are many pedestrian access points giving access to East Strand Beach.
From 1st May to 30th Sept horses are not allowed on this beach between 11am - 7pm.
Stand Up Paddleboarding
Learn one of the fastest growing sports in the world with N. Irelands first ASI Accredited SUP instructor at Troggs Surf School.
During the lifeguard season please keep out of the swim zone.
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