The Strand at Portstewart is a large sandy beach backed by a sand dune system that reach 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, reveling a long history of human habitation. The Strand protects the mouth of the River Bann that is an important nature conservation site.
The beach provides lots of things to do, including; beach games, sun bathing, swimming, walking and surfing.
The Strand Beach in Derry has Blue Flag Status.
Unusually cars can be brought on and parked on the beach.
We have no dog information for The Strand beach.
National Trust purchased the beach in 1980.