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About The Area

Coleraine Borough is an outstandingly beautiful area featuring some of the most spectacular countryside in Northern Ireland. It encompasses the resorts of Portrush, Portstewart, Portballintrae, Downhill and Castlerock, the busy shopping town of Coleraine, and the small market towns of Kilrea and Garvagh. An ideal holiday base for all the family, there's simply so much to see and do.

In Coleraine Borough

Aerial View of Musenden Temple


For children there are water activities, beaches, adventure playgrounds and amusements. Golfers can perfect their game on any one of ten challenging courses while anglers will enjoy some of the best fishing in Europe. Water sports and lots of other activities are easily accessible.

Colourful spectacles and events include the Raft Race Festival and North West 200 Motor Cycle Races to name but two. A range of excellent accommodation is provided too, together with numerous well equipped caravan and camping parks.

All in all, the Borough of Coleraine promises you a warm welcome, as well as room to move and time to unwind. Make the Tourist Information Centre in Coleraine your first call and our staff will be pleased to assist with accommodation bookings and information.