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Causeway Coastal Route

160 Main Street, Bushmills BT57 8QE, Northern Ireland
+44 7402 467680
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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
+44 7402 467680
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are lucky to get a sunny day, spend half a day just driving through the coastal route. Its absolutely breathtaking!

Thank m_sangha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A terrific drive from Belfast. There are so many photos to take even when the weather is not great. Stop by the little seatown of Glenarm. It is lovely!

Thank Pomerols
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Don't miss doing this on your visit to Northern Island, breathtaking and beautiful. You can hop in and out of your car and get a closer look at beaches and of course visit the Giants Causeway which you must not miss

Thank joeywhitty
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Ok, the route is riddled with some of the most beautiful and scenic views of nature, but it is even more riddled with holes and bumps on the road - I swear it would have been easier if we just drove on the grass/rocks!

Thank Dunja D
Reviewed 9 January 2018

by the time my sister-in-law and I arrived on the north coast of Ireland, she had pretty well calmed her fears of my driving...on the left side of the road. The scenery kept her busy; it was beautiful. We drove the route three times and...More

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 30 December 2017

I recently drove the coastal route on a cold, wintery day and really enjoyed the drive. Scenery is beautiful and there are many places to stop and view.

1  Thank Soccermike1015
Reviewed 20 December 2017

From Cushendun you travel North and the route is well sign posted hugging the coast most of the way. The views are breath taking and the colours amazing. There are lots of places to stop for the views and to visit, especially if you are...More

1  Thank Peter R
Reviewed 18 December 2017

I have travelled this route many times in sun, rain and wind. It offers something different each time but the views are always excellent. There are many places to stop and take in the beauty.

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Pictures do not come close to showing the true perfection along this route. Great places to stop and see, and just relax.

1  Thank Steve H
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Great views, but the whole route got tiring to drive with the narrow roads as well as not being used to driving on the left.

Thank Stacey577
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Kate D
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Response from Artward21 | Property representative |
Definitely would not recommend it.....
The family T
10 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