Portrush Tourism, United Kingdom

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Portrush (from Irish: Port Rois, meaning "promontory port") is a small seaside resort town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, on the County Londonderry border. The main part of the old town, including the railway station as well as most hotels, restaurants and bars, is built on a mile–long peninsula, Ramore Head, pointing north-northwest. It had a population of 6,454 people as measured by the 2011 Census. In the off-season, Portrush is a dormitory town for the nearby campus of the University of Ulster at Coleraine. It neighbours the resort of Portstewart. The town is well known for its three sandy beaches, the West Strand, East Strand and White Rocks, as well as the Royal Portrush Golf Club, the only golf club outside of mainland Great Britain which has hosted the Open Championship. It was the base for the Katie Hannan (this life boat was damaged in 2008, after running aground during a rescue at Rathlin Island, Now based as a training boat for the RNLI), a Severn class lifeboat and Ken and Mary, a D–class inshore lifeboat of the RNLI. Lifeboats have operated out of Portrush Harbour since 1860, and currently stationed there are the Severn class William Gordon Burr and the D-class inshore vessel David Roulston. Portrush is in the East Londonderry constituency for the UK Parliament and Northern Ireland Assembly.

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If you are looking for travel information of Portrush in United Kingdom, you've come to the right place. Portrush is located at a short trip away from Belfast a major city in United Kingdom. Add Belfast to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Titanic Belfast, Crumlin Road Gaol, Ulster Museum. Tour packages of Portrush are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Portrush*

  • Portrush: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Portrush for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Portrush.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 100 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 75 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Portrush - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 60.94 (High)
    • Climate Index 94.03 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Portrush

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Portrush

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.3 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.01 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.03 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 70.03 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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