Giants Causeway

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Famous geological World Heritage Site on the North Antrim Coast. Northern Ireland's only World Heritage Site. Legendary emblem of North Antrim's spectacular coastline. Geology, flora and fauna of international importance. Coast path with info panels extends 12 miles to the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge. The Giants Causeway and Bushmills Railway, runs to the world's oldest whiskey distillery

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World Heritage Site

The Giant’s Causeway and Causeway Coast site was inscribed as a World Heritage Site (WHS) by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in 1986. The site is within the Moyle District Council area approximately 3km from the village of Bushmills. It lies within an area of spectacular dynamic coastal landscape of atlantic waves rugged cliffs secluded bays and magnificent views and an area of 40,000 interlocking basalt columns resulting from a volcanic eruption.

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How to get here

Car

On B146 Causeway–Dunseverick road 2ml East of Bushmills

Train

Coleraine 10ml or Portrush 8ml. Giant's Causeway & Bushmills Steam Railway, 200yds. Tel. 028 2073 2844

Bus

Ulsterbus 172, 177 from Coleraine. Ulsterbus 252 is a circular route from Belfast via the Antrim Glens

Foot

Path from Portballintrae alongside steam railway and from Dunservick Castle (4½ml)

Admission

Opening times:

Never closes

Prices:

Free

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Contact

Address: Giant's Causeway, 44a Causeway Road, Bushmills, Co. Antrim, BT57 8SU, UK
Phone: +44 28 2073 1582
Email: giantscauseway@nationaltrust.org.uk
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