Portstewart Tourism

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Portstewart is a small town in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. It had a population of 7,803 people in the 2001 Census. It is a seaside resort neighbouring Portrush. Its harbour and scenic coastal paths form an Atlantic promenade leading to 2 miles of golden strand (Portstewart Strand). Portstewart is probably best known for this sandy beach, popular with surfers. Portstewart was a popular holiday destination for Victorian middle-class families. Its long, crescent-shaped seafront promenade is sheltered by rocky headlands. It is a reasonably prosperous town. Most of the town is contained in the Strand electoral ward and this is one of the most affluent areas in Northern Ireland. In a deprivation index of electoral wards in Northern Ireland the Strand Ward in the town was ranked 570th out of the 582 wards. House prices in Portstewart have been amongst the highest in Northern Ireland. According to the University of Ulster Quarterly House Price Index report produced in partnership with Bank of Ireland and the Northern Ireland Housing Executive in Q4 2010, the North Coast region (Coleraine/Limavady area) had higher property prices than those of affluent south Belfast. Due to unusually high second home ownership there has been concern in recent years about the pace of development in the town. The number of holiday houses or apartments being purchased has led to rapid inflation of house prices. The town has also houses many of the students from the nearby Coleraine Campus of the University of Ulster and has a vibrant social and cultural life. Portstewart is one of the most integrated towns in Northern Ireland with the religious demographics similar to the population of Northern Ireland as a whole. Community relations are generally good within the town. Dominican College, a Catholic grammar school, has a significant proportion of Protestant students and staff.

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If you are looking for travel information of Portstewart in United Kingdom, you've come to the right place. Portstewart is located at a short trip away from Belfast a major city in United Kingdom. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Belfast for its bountiful attractions like Titanic Belfast, Crumlin Road Gaol, Ulster Museum on your trip to Portstewart. Popular vacation packages of Portstewart are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Portstewart*

  • Portstewart: Crime and Safety

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

    • 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 Portstewart - 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 Portstewart

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.17 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.56 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 69.54 USD

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

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