Portstewart named in top 15 places to spend the Christmas Holidays

Portstewart is a popular place to visit at Christmas, especially for Santa!
Portstewart is a popular place to visit at Christmas, especially for Santa!

Portstewart has been has been named in the holidaylettings.co.uk list of ‘Top 15 places to spend the Christmas Holidays’ based on the increase in number of bookings made on the site in December 2014.

These 15 UK destinations have experienced a momentous rise in the number of bookings through Holiday Lettings – the UK’s leading holiday rental website – for the festive season.

They are: Alnwick, Elgin, Oxford, Stow-on-the-Wold, Cardiff, Harrogate, Canterbury, Norwich, Belfast, Hay-on-Wye, Cirencester, Chichester, Peebles, Hexham and Portstewart.

The north coast seaside town saw an 183.3% increase in bookings this time last year, and is sure to be up there again this festive season.

The site describes Portstewart as “one of Northern Ireland most-loved holiday hangouts”.

“Travellers come to these shores searching for a bracing sea breeze and idyllic golden sands. Delight in a stroll along Portstewart Strand (protected by the National Trust), enjoying spectacular views of the rugged north coast,” it continues.

“Take the little ones along to Portstewart children’s Christmas workshops on Saturday 28 November and 5 December. They’ll adore crafting their own gifts and decorations whilst singing a few well-known Christmas ditties.”