Whiterocks Beach

Whiterocks beach (also known as East Strand), Portrush, Country Antrim

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Portrush Whiterocks Beach (East Strand) is backed by long white limestone cliffs that have been carved into arches and caves that fascinate visitors.

    A lot of the arches have been named like the Wishing Arch and the Lion’s Paw and you can sit here on the grassy patches all along the beach and enjoy fantastic ocean views and great spots for the ultimate beach picnics. Watersports are popular here and you’ll spot surfers and surf hire shops as well as the odd cafe.

    The 3 miles of Whiterocks beach stretch from East Strand in Portrush to Dunluce Castle.

    On the main coast road, you will find pull-in areas and a large car park where you can take in the incredible views of the headlands to the Giant’s Causeway and back to Portrush and Donegal.

    Facilities include parking, toilets and cafe.

    Whiterocks Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.

    Whiterocks Beach has dog restrictions. Dogs banned July and August.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 2 beaches around Portrush, 13 beaches in Antrim, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Whiterocks Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain tomorrow through Friday, with temperatures falling to 13°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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    24
       0%  27%   10 mph
      5:01 am    9:48 pm
    Saturday, May 27th
     Light rain until afternoon, starting again overnight.
     
    12
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    17
       64%  82%   1 mph
      5:00 am    9:49 pm

    Sunday, May 28th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    10
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    15
       53%  85%   7 mph
      4:59 am    9:51 pm
    Monday, May 29th
     Drizzle in the evening.
     
    9
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    17
       34%  65%   3 mph
      4:58 am    9:52 pm

    Tuesday, May 30th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    10
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    17
       12%  53%   5 mph
      4:57 am    9:53 pm
    Wednesday, May 31st
     Light rain starting in the evening.
     
    8
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    20
       51%  55%   10 mph
      4:56 am    9:55 pm

    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Light rain until evening.
     
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    13
       60%  76%   4 mph
      4:55 am    9:56 pm
    Friday, Jun 2nd
     Light rain starting in the afternoon.
     
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    15
       55%  21%   11 mph
      4:54 am    9:57 pm

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