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Portrush. Whiterocks Beach

Portrush, Antrim

A long sandy beach backed by sand dunes stretching 3 miles from Portrush East Strand, popular with surfers because the waves can be very powerful.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Toilets
Including those for the disabled
And there is a restaurant

Activities

Swimming
Windsurfing
Surfing
Sea canoeing and water skiing take place at the site
But they are not zoned

Nature and Wildlife

None described.

Water Quality

Excellent

Lifeguard

No

Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned daily by the council. manually and with machines. Litter bins are available.

Dogs

as are dog bins. Dogs are banned in July and August.

Awards and Recommendations

Blue Flag Beach
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre. Dunluce Centre. Sandhill Drive. Portrush. BT56 8DF

Location

Nearest town: Portrush
County: Antrim
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1999, -6.65771

Access

The beach is close to a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

Public Transport

There is no public transport to the beach.

Parking

Free parking is available for 200 cars. with disabled spaces.

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Portrush