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Causeway Coastal Route

160 Main Street, Bushmills BT57 8QE, Northern Ireland
+44 7402 467680
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Shore Excursion: Giant's Causeway and Belfast City Tour from Belfast Cruise Port
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Private Tour: 'Game of Thrones' and Giant’s Causeway Full-Day Tour from Belfast
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The Causeway Coastal Route is a designated scenic tourist drive around the coast of Northern Ireland between the cities of Belfast and Londonderry. The route follows the coast and takes you to several major tourist attractions along the way including The Giant's Causeway, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Dunluce Castle, The Old Bushmills Whiskey Distillery and the Glens of Antrim. There are also nine scenic loop roads that run off the main Coastal Route. These are: Islandmagee, Slemish Mountain, Glenariff, Glendun, Torr Road, Glenshesk, Bann Valley, Binevenagh Mountain and the Roe Vally. One of these (Torr Scenic Road)is quite narrow so do be careful if your not used to our small roads, one tip is to pull in your wing mirrors on the Torr Road.
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160 Main Street, Bushmills BT57 8QE, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are visiting N. Ireland, DO take the time to make this drive. We drove inland to Bushmills Distillery from Belfast, and returned to Belfast via the Causeway Coastal Route. We spend a lot of time driving country sides in countries we visit, and...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great drive on a sunny day, with pull ins at various superb viewpoints. Dunluce Castle is a good stop if you like ruins.

Thank Pete A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Walked the 20 or so miles between Portrush and the "Rope-bridge" with Giants Causeway around the halfway point. The terrain was mixed between seafront, beach, rocks, fields, clifftops and roads. The weather had us clinging to each other and nearly down on all fours on...More

Thank Canar1
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had already decided to stop off and see The Giant's Causeway on our return to Belfast from Inishowen this year. We also thought it would be nice to try and follow the coastline as I've heard from train passengers that it is lovely. We...More

Thank paulfitzs2016
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This drive is awesome, highly recommended! Just know the turns can be tight at times, the views are breathtaking!

Thank Liveshealthy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gorgeous scenery and pleasant drive. We drove on a Saturday morning and didn't really meet up with a lot of traffic. Be sure you have at least half a tank of gas, as there aren't a lot of opportunities to fill up along the way....More

Thank TweetieTravels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great drive with lots to see on the way... sadly the weather was cold and rainy, so we stopped less often than we would have on a nicer day... it is a fairly slow road so take a whole day to get...More

Thank cnb134
Reviewed 1 week ago

I drove the whole thing. Words can't describe the scenic beauty. An epic road trip that I merged with the Antrim and Mourne coastal routes. Rent a car (if you're brave enough, most people I know from the States aren't) and DRIVE. Forget the bus...More

Thank NHjo
Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend taking this drive, gorgeous scenery the entire way and tons of opportunities to stop and take in the scenery at various viewpoints along the way. Don't try to rush the drive, leave yourself a lot of time to stop at attractions such...More

Thank Rbeans
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take the 402 from Coleriane station to be sure of a coastal route to the Causeway which is so scenic.Do not take the 172 as we did back as it does not take the coastal route

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The family T
11 August 2017|
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Response from doddek | Reviewed this property |
If you base yourself near Ballycastle you should be able to do all of the Causeway coast (don't Miss Ballintoy Harbour) The Glenn's of Antrim , Antrim coast road Dark Hedges Ect & Some time to cross the Border & Do County... More
Andy H
10 July 2017|
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Response from Nannygale | Reviewed this property |
Carrick a rede, spend a few moments exploring the old Killen, and the area behind the lower parking lot. Which is where the Game of Thrones is filmed, beautiful and will only take 30 minutes extra to walk around it. The... More
11 June 2017|
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Response from Erwin E | Reviewed this property |
Please start at the rope bridge, because it is nog so crowded. Than have Some coffee at Fullerton Arms in Ballitoy. After that you go to bushmills destillery, where you can park your car at special parking for Giant's... More
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