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Portrush, Ireland

 
The Northern Ireland community of Portrush is a North Coast seaside resort. And while not the quaintest town in Country Antrim, this once safe harbor and fishing village is ideally positioned and offers a wide range of family-friendly facilities. Situated on a mile-long peninsula, Portrush boasts exceptional views of Donegal, Dunluce Castle and the Giants Causeway. It's flanked on two sides by broad golden sand beaches, West Strand and Curran Strand (East Strand). The blue flag beach at White Rocks is just 2 miles distant. Dunluce Castle, Giants Causeway and the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge are ... Read Morebut minutes further. The Coastal Zone, as the Portrush Countryside Centre is known, is great rainy day alternative. Barry's Amusements, an 80 year old institution, is an integral piece of the North Coast experience. Walking and cycling are great ways to explore the region. Skimboarding and surfing are popular beach activities.
Cycling to Portrush

Cycling to Portrush

J. Bewley courtesy Sustrans

Portrush Countryside Centre

Portrush Countryside Centre

Rebecca Allen

Dunluce Castle

Dunluce Castle

Rebecca Allen

 

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