Local Attractions on the Causeway Coast
A natural wonder with unparalleled beauty
Flanked by the wild North Atlantic Ocean and a landscape of dramatic cliffs, for centuries the Giant’s Causeway has inspired artists, stirred scientific debate and captured the imagination of all who see it.
The Old Bushmills Distillery
The birth place of the world famous whiskey
In the small village of Bushmills, settled on the banks of the river you’ll find the oldest working distillery in Ireland. A place where family and friends have worked for generations, in a small Northern Irish village that for over 400 years has kept to the philosophy that hand crafting small batches is the way to produce beautifully smooth tasting Irish whiskey.
The Dark Hedges
Iconic Trees Planted by the Stuart family in the 18th Century
Used as the King’s Road in Game of Thrones, The Dark Hedges were intended as a compelling landscape feature to impress visitors as they approached the entrance to the Stuart family’s Georgian mansion, Gracehill House. Two centuries later, the trees remain a magnificent sight and have become one of the most photographed natural phenomena in Northern Ireland.
Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge
A famous rope bridge near Ballintoy
Brave a walk across Carrick a rede Rope bridge, an area of exceptional beauty with stunning views of Rathlin Island. Featured in season 6 of Game of Thrones as part of the Iron Islands.
A picturesque castle on the North Coast
Take a tour of Dunluce Castle, the most photographed and picturesque Irish castle on the North Coast, first built in 1500 by the McQuillan Family.
The Arcadia, Portrush
The Arcadia beach cafe and art gallery overlooking the sea.
The Arcadia is Portrush’s most iconic landmark building, both architecturally and historically. The small beach in front of it is also an excellent place for a swim or dip. Indeed members of the Arcadia Bathing Club embrace the water of the North Atlantic every day, year round! Anyone brave enough can join in, for more information why not check them out on Facebook.