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The Ramblers Association now have a greatly improved website which is an exceptional rescource for all walkers, hykers and young families wanting to go for walks with young children. This site lists everything from historical walks to guided walks and really audious walks.

Find A Walk Near Me by Walking Britain is a truly excellent and free resource. Just enter where you are or where you would like to walk - and print out directions. The walks are graded and you can buy a specific map of the area at the same time. These are proper OS maps and weather proofed if required.

I always think of walking as one of the few activities you can do for free - and now you can with this guide!

Walking, Hiking and Outdoor Shops

Flying Tackle

74 Main St, Portrush BT56 8BN, UK – 028 7082 2209

top north coast fishing tackle shop

Troggs Surf Shop

88 Main St, Portrush BT56 8BN, UK – 028 7082 5476

Andy is a champ. Always lets you know whether the surf is worth coming up for with his video updates. Also has the best range of winter hats!

We have recently been introduced to the world of surfing as my daughter has fallen in love with the sport. We have purchased all her gear from Troggs and Andy has been more than helpful with us. We had a slight problem with my daughter's wetsuit & Andy went above and beyond the call of duty to try and get my daughter's wetsuit replaced. My daughter was the happiest girl alive when she did indeed receive her new wetsuit. The service here is A1, I would highly recommend Troggs to anyone starting out or indeed any experienced surfers, they will love this shop!

Babushka Kitchen Cafe

S Pier, Portrush BT56 8BP, UK – 07787 502012

Heard so much about Babushka and visited today for the first time. Asked the server to describe the two pour over coffees on the menu and she said she didn't know anything about them. Asked another member who shrugged and proceeded to tell me. Sat outside. Coffee came in a paper cup with supping lid. Told the waitress that I had ordered a pour over and she told me that is how it is served. Asked for a cup and was told that they don't give them out. Coffee quality was very good and the coffee shop location is amazing. When you get the service right, this place could be five stars. *** UPDATED JUNE 2018 *** I did visit again at Easter this year and I was blown away by the quality of the coffee and the service - especially from George! We talked for quite a while about coffee and I'm pleased to say that it was the best coffee experience you could wish for. And of course, the views over East Strand. Worth taking time to visit!

Stopped here as part of a causeway food tour. Been fishing on causeway lass then to here to have fish cooked fresh of the boat. Food was lovely and the use of home products made it even better. Lovely spot to enjoy delicious food.

Another good one. Walkingworld has huge library of guides with a good selection of walks, of varying lengths and grades, pretty well anywhere in the UK. The walks come in an excellent format making them very easy to follow, with photographs to illustrate every important decision point and a proper Ordnance Survey map.

A modist annual subscription gives you unlimited access to all the walks. However you can Pay As Go by downloading indiviual walks.

Crucially you can also find walks France, Spain, Norway, Portugal and Australia!

Camping and Caravaning

Sandhill Drive Motorhome Parking

Portrush BT56 8DW, UK – 028 7034 4723

nice place not a lot to see

Good spot but will be better when the facilities are available.

Skerries Holiday Park

Dunluce Rd, Portrush BT56 8NB, UK – 028 7082 2531

Good caravan / holiday park with lots of camping space available on the north coast with spectacular views. The shower and toilet facilities are very good and well maintained. There is a good & very modern children's play area and there's even a couple of tennis courts. The site has a fish & chip shop + convenience shop for the daily newspapers, magazines and daily food top up

One of the best places to stay on North Coast if you have a caravan. Really clean and tidy, well looked after. On a cycle path that takes you to Portstewart. Very handy for lots of places.

Hilltop Holiday Park: Blairs Caravans Ltd

60 Loguestown Rd, Portrush BT56 8PD, UK – 028 7082 3537

Amazing time had by the adults and children a like. We rented a caravan for 2 days although a little expensive for 2 nights the standard of the caravan was incredible !!! Everthing we needed and lots for the children to do Great park on site for the kids with safety flooring Had breakfast in the cafe before leaving - fantastic food and really lovely warm customer service

This is a must stay place. The pods are class. Park is great for kids. Nice clean facilities. Peaceful with a good view. Excellent value for money.

Dog People is such a great website if you have dogs who go on holiday with you. Just enter your location and everything from dog friendly Bed and Breakfasts and Hotels to dog friendly walks and beaches come up. The Dog People site covers Bed & Breakfast, Holiday Parks, Hotels, Self Catering, Pubs & Food, Days Out. Enjoy!
'Walks with Buggies' is a must for walking parents with young children, babies or even grannies and grandpas! If you would like to walk around Clarmont Hotel or County Antrim just select your nearest town, length of walk and type of walk. You will not only be able to download detailed OS maps free of charge but you can read reviews of walks and their ratings - and add your own afterwards! Enjoy