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Giant's Causeway

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Northern Ireland's most popular tourist destination: this large stretch of staircase-shaped rocks is the result of cooled lava from volcanic eruptions that took place over 65 million years ago.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Causeway Road, Bushmills BT57 8SU, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed today

I have been visiting the Causeway since I was a boy. It has been transformed over the years with increasing visitor numbers, Coach tours etc. Thanks to the 'National Trust', the Causeway has become quite a tourist trap.....but you don't actually have to pay to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is a very interesting natural phenomenon. I suggest parking and going through the tunnel to catch the bus to the bottom where the stones are. There are more stones off on the pathway don’t miss them.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Deborah J
Reviewed today

To see the giants causeway is FREE!You DO NOT NEED TO GO INTO THE SHOP!walk past it through the tunnel and walk down!I must stress to see the stones is FREE

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank golfclubmember
Reviewed yesterday

The day of our tour it was extremely windy and raining, at times hailing but even with dark skies it was beautiful and unlike anything I've ever seen before. There is a bus you can take from the visitors center so if you have any...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nicole I
Reviewed yesterday

The Carrick a rede rope bridge to the outer island is a fun walk if you are not afraid of heights or of swinging bridges.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank hoosiernscotland1
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A fascinating place, albeit, I foind slightly iver commercialised. I understand everyone wants to get a photo on the rocks, but its just manic! It really is! The nature and the formations are wierdly wonderful and it truly is a wonder if the world, but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John D
Reviewed yesterday

Well worth a visit even on a rainy blustery day. Highly recommend the bus for those not as agile as they were, it's a fair hike up and down to the site.. The view is breathtaking and clambering over the rocks was great fun.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mrsg2017
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good visitors centre, worth getting earphones to spot all relevant landmarks. Lovely walk down and back up along cliffs. Picturesque coastline. Recommend a visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 22Gus
Reviewed yesterday

The Giant´s Causeway is one of the most places to go in Northern Ireland. Some may think is nothing special but I personally think is a unique experience. And you have to learn about the legend (the giant who lived there)

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank travel_cook_diet
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We recently visited this amazing site. Unfortunately we had not done proper research before our visit. We presumed that if you wish to visit the causeway you would need to pay entrance fee at the visitor Centre - incorrect - you can walk down to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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klb24
5 January 2019|
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Response from Rasif_Islam | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the causeway is free to enter unless you want the guided audio tour or access to the gift shop, toilet, bus etc. You may however be charged for parking if you're planning to drive.
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Jacqui M
30 August 2018|
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Response from grahame309 | Reviewed this property |
There is a tarmac roadway from the car park and visitor centre down to the main area, a distance it takes 15-20 minutes to walk as a moderately fit non-disabled adult. There is a fleet of at least 3 small buses taking those... More
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Melissa S
8 August 2018|
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Response from holidaymaddddd | Reviewed this property |
Rent a car, definitely we did that this week. If coming south (Belfast), you can drive along the coastal route which is stunning, visit Carrick Rede bridge and then visit the Giant Causeway. Causeway is lovely in the... More
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