Portrush offers many opportunities to sample the sights of the Causeway Coast from either the manficant beaches or gentle off road paths and is an ideal base to explore the Causeway Coast Way, which is an exhilarating walk following the dramatic coastline
Enjoy a circular coastal walk around Portrush peninsula, taking in West Bay, Portrush Harbour, Ramore Head, the Arcadia area and East Strand promenade. The walk is entirely along surfaced footpaths, and generally flat, except for the Ramore Head section.
Starting at West Strand Car Park, follow the promenade or beach towards the harbour. Take time to explore the small RNLI museum on the left before crossing the footbridge over the harbour. Turn right and climb the steps adjacent to the restaurant, before turning left towards Ramore Head. Follow the paths around this coastal headland, taking time to enjoy the panoramic views afforded.
Continue around Lansdowne car park and follow the path past the Coastal Zone and read the interpretation panels on the adjacent rocks relating to the area's geology and visit the recently refurbished Antrim Gardens on the right.
Interpretation panels outline the area's maritime and archaeological heritage.
Follow the path along Bath Road and Bath Terrace towards the Arcadia. Continue along the promenade towards East Strand, and having passed the new Watersports Centre, turn sharp right to emerge onto Causeway Street. Turn left and continue along Causeway Street until reaching Crocknamack Road. Turn right and continue along Crocknamack Road until reaching the roundabouts and the starting point at West Strand Car Park.
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