Portrush is a town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The main part of the old town, including the railway station, most hotels, restaurants and bars, is built on a mile–long peninsula, Ramore Head.
Portrush is Northern Ireland's premier holiday resort and has everything you might expect from the traditional seaside town - sandy beaches that stretch for miles, amusement parks, golf courses, water sports, fishing and a vibrant night life. Watersports and lots of other activities are easily accessible.
Popular attractions include Barry's Amusements, Dunluce Center, Waterworld and Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge.
Places of Interest
Things to See & Do
* Giant's Causeway
* Dunluce Castle
* White Rocks Beach
* Bushmills Distillery
* Mountsandel Fort
Cruise Season – March - Nov
Currency – Pound Sterling (£)
Language – English & Irish
Population – 7000
Electricity – 2 vertical square pins and one perpendicular below British style
Time – GMT plus zero hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 44
Port Location – Cruise ships dock in Portrush Harbour. The nearest main port is located at Larne.
Transport Links – Trains run regularly between Belfast Central - Coleraine - Derry, with connecting trains from Coleraine to Portrush. High speed trains also run regularly between Belfast and Dublin. Ferry Services run between Stranraer - Belfast and Cairnryan - Larne. An overnight service also operates between Liverpool and Belfast and a conventional ferry runs from Fleetwood to Larne (8 hours). A seasonal service operates from Troon to Belfast during March-October. George Best Belfast City airport is located 58 miles South of Coleraine, Belfast International airport at Aldegrove is about 37 miles south of the area and City of Derry Airport is only a 45 minute drive away.