Portrush Hen Party Guide

Portrush is fondly known as Northern Ireland’s favourite holiday destination. Your hen party will find that it is a medium sized town in County Antrim situated on a mile long peninsula extending into the Atlantic Ocean on the North coast of Ireland. This provides you with panoramic views over the ocean of the Causeway Coast towards Scotland and on the other side the Donegal hills. Portrush is right at the top of Ireland, and it just 1hr from Belfast and 2.5 hrs from Dublin.

Its exceptional beaches, superb restaurants, nightclubs, quality hotels & entertainment venues all combine to create the perfect base for your hen weekend. You can both party in the town and explore what the surrounding area has to offer.

What a Hen Party in Portrush will find:

-Disco bars
-Coastal areas
-Ice cream shops
-Tourists galore
-Caravan parks
-Tourist attractions nearby
-Crafty hen party providers
-Activity centres
-Water sports
-Indoor water park

One thing you all will certainly enjoy is the thrill of the fairground. Portrush has the largest amusement park in Ireland, and also the latest in indoor and outdoor entertainment. A ride on the rollercoaster and candy floss shall have your hen party in Portrush smiling. The inner child of your girls will simply love the waterworld attraction, and it is the largest water attraction in Northern Ireland. There are slides, water canons and you will also have your very own pirate ship. The blue flag beach is also huge attraction, so ensure you all bring your bikinis to hit the sand.

If your hen party in Portrush aren’t so active and simply want a relaxing weekend, they will find that Portrush is home to a plethora of establishments providing every spa treatments and holistic therapy you could imagine.

With Portrush being a tourist mecca, you will find that hen party accommodation in Portrush is plentiful, from top 4 star hotels overlooking the sea, to gorgeous little hotels on the main street. Guest houses are a plenty too and holiday lets are also, and they could easily accommodate your entire group.


Hen Night Portrush

Given its location on the coast where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Irish sea, Portrush and its neighbouring town of Portstewart are firmly placed on Ireland’s culinary map for having an abundance of wonderful ingredients and a variety of fresh seafood. For those ladies who thoroughly enjoy delighting their palate, they will find an array of sublime establishments, award winning gourmet restaurants and restaurants specialising in traditional hearty Ulster cooking.

Portrush is a famous holiday destination, and rightly so with the nightlife in Portrush. Portrush is renowned for its lively pub and club scene. You can kick the night off sipping cocktails in one of the trendy urban bars by the harbour, or enjoy a well poured pint of Guinness in one of many traditional pubs. If clubbing is your scene, Portrush can proudly claim to be the home of Northern Ireland’s most amazing club which pulls in world famous DJs on a weekly basis - perfect for a Portrush hen party.


Portrush Hen Party Ideas

If you love a challenge and have a taste for adventure, or just appreciate fresh air and fantastic scenery, Portrush has all the right ingredients. Whether you like to do your own thing or prefer organised pursuits, the diversity and quality of attractions are superb. The Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge is a major tourist attraction, and one which will give all girls a thrill. The Old Bushmills Distillery is only a couple of miles up the road and is the oldest whiskey distillery in the world. You can go for a tour and sample the delights of what is produced a the distillery. The geological play ground that is the Giants Causeway, has to be seen by any visitor in this area.


Portrush Facts

Royal Portrush is one of the most famous gold courses in the Western World. It is a challenging links course which is home to US Open Winner Graeme McDowell and British Open winner Darren Clarke.

The Northwest 200 is a motor cycle racing event which attracts crowds of over 100,000 spectators each year. It takes place every year and the world’s top racers come here to race the circuit between Portrush, Portstewart and Coleraine.