The spectacular sandy beach forms a white arc between two headlands on the North Antrim coast. In this secluded location, even on a busy day there is plenty of room for quiet relaxation. The beach is backed by ancient dunes that provide a range of rich habitats for bird and animal life.

Train: Service from Belfast or Londonderry to Coleraine.
Bus: Ulsterbus No 218 from Belfast terminates in Portstewart.
Cycle: NCN route 93 runs past the Strand.
Car: The Strand is a few minutes from the centre of Portstewart.
Drive time: Belfast 1.15 hours