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Causeway Coastal Route

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Address: 160 Main Street, Bushmills BT57 8QE, Northern Ireland
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The Causeway Coastal Route is a designated scenic tourist drive around the...

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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Causeway Coastal Route

A magnificent scenic coastal drive from Londonderry to Larne. Cliffs, beaches, lookouts. The highlight being the Giants Causeway - a dramatic collection of basalt columns. Many... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A magnificent scenic coastal drive from Londonderry to Larne. Cliffs, beaches, lookouts. The highlight being the Giants Causeway - a dramatic collection of basalt columns. Many places of interest to visit along the way providing accommodation, meals and good coffee.

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So much to see and do along this coastline. If the weather is kind (it was this time) the views to the Scottish Isles are spectacular. Closer to you, the coast line varies from expanses of sandy beaches, to rugged towering cliffs with crashing waves. The Causeway, the castles, the rope bridge and the bays are just a few of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This route is well worth taking. There are lots of places to stop for taking photographs. OK, the local traffic may be in a hurry and a tad impatient behind us slow moving tourists but at least there is ample places to pull over and let them continue on their business. Just take your time to look at the scenery.

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have done this costal route several times and it never disappoints. The scenery is breathtaking and it is nice to take a pit stop in cushendun or cushendall for coffee. A drive not to be missed.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Causeway Costal Route is one of the best parts of Nortern-ireland! Nature is spectacular and views are great! Some big sights along the road is Giants Causeway, Dungluce Castle, The Dark Hegdes, Bushmill Destillery and of course a lot of spectacular nature, like Fair Head (where you can walk and see a extraordinary beautiful part of the coast). I must... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have trialled extensively and Route 66 and the Californian coastal route are among some of our drives. However, this route which takes you right next to the sea is one of those drives that you should have on your must do list.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This coastal drive rates up there with the best of them. Stop along the way for excellent photos, The air is so pure.

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Watching the whites of the waves crashing on the rocks on a cold day is refreshing. The closer you get (e.g. rope bridge) you get a sense of the power of the waves

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definataly take this route from Belfast, it is stunning and so many places to stop along the way. It took us three hours approx road time not to mention stopping five times along the way ending up in Portstewart.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Antrim Coast Road is a marvel of engineering and a spectacular way to see the Antrim coast and the little towns and villages between Larne and Portstewart.

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