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Portrush Travel Guide

Portrush is a seaside resort town that brings visitors to Northern Ireland throughout the year. Portrush is known for its beautiful beaches, as well as its historic sites. Travelers flock here for an authentic Northern Irish getaway, with everything from local pubs and tea rooms to soak up the everyday culture. There are also a number of wine bars for unwinding at the end of a long day exploring, as well as the biggest nightclub in Northern Ireland.

Things to Do in Portrush

The beaches in Portrush are popular with visitors -- West Strand and East Strand boast golden sand and blue waters, making them a hot spot in the summer. There are also water sports on offer at the beaches, including paddleboarding and surfing.

To explore the great Irish outdoors, take on of the scenic hiking trails on the Causeway Coastal Walk; you can even see the ruins of Dunluce Castle along the way.

If you're a golf enthusiast, enjoy a round at the Royal Portrush Golf Club -- the only course outside of mainland Great Britain that has ever held the Open Championship! For fun with all the family, there is Barry’s Amusements with exciting rides.

Best Time to Visit Portrush

The best time to visit Portrush is during the summer months from June to September.

Price and Availability Index in Portrush

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Portrush is in July, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Portrush is in the high season in August. Portrush has its low season in November, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Portrush tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Portrush tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Thursdays.

The weather in Portrush

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Portrush. The hottest month in Portrush is August, when temperatures peak at 73 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 23 ˚F. The wettest month in Portrush is September with 10.65 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 2.46 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Portrush

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - Airbnb, Homeaway, Agoda and more. AllTheRooms has 603 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Portrush, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Portrush is available at $18.09 per night. A typical accommodation in Portrush costs on average $164 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Portrush can pick from 233 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 74 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Driving to Portrush? Then choose one of the 209 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 47 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

371 of our places to stay in Portrush have been rated by previous guests. They rated 61% as excellent or good. 241 accommodations allow instant booking.

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