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Giant's Causeway - National Trust

Bushmills

Follow in the footsteps of giants at Northern Ireland's iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site. The basalt columns of the Causeway landscape were left by volcanic eruptions 60 million years ago.

Kebble and Kinramer Nature Reserves

Rathlin Island

Rathlin is Northern Ireland’s only inhabited off-shore island and is thought to come from the Irish word ‘Reachlan’ meaning ‘rocky reef’.

The Dark Hedges

Armoy, Ballymoney

This beautiful avenue of beech trees was planted by the Stuart family in the eighteenth century and have become one of the most photographed natural phenomena in Northern Ireland.

Magilligan Point Nature Reserve

Limavady

Magilligan Point is the tip of one of the largest sand dune systems in the British Isles. The way the coastline constantly changes here is of particular interest and is one of the main reasons the site has been declared a nature reserve.

Rathlin Island

Ballycastle

Amidst the rugged landscape of this isolated island, you can let your mind wander and discover a tranquility and beauty that is so unexpected.

Magilligan Martello Tower

Limavady

The Martello Tower at Magilligan is a well known landmark, built between 1812 and 1817 during the Napoleonic Wars, to guard against possible French invasion.

Benvarden Garden

Ballymoney

This historic estate has been in existence since 1630s, making it one of the oldest in Northern Ireland. It has been in the ownership of the Montgomery family since 1798.The garden and grounds may be used for wedding photography by prior arrangement.

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

Ballintoy, Ballycastle

Carrick-a-Rede boasts unrivalled coastal scenery and an exhilarating rope bridge experience accessed by a short coastal footpath. On the way, there are wonderful vantage points to stop and take in the natural beauty.

Portrush Nature Reserve

Portrush

Portrush reserve hides a tale of heated debate around the origin of rocks. It was also seen as the battleground of two schools who had different views and debated on the formation of basalt when geology was being developed as a science 200 years ago.

RSPB Rathlin West Light Seabird Centre

Rathlin Island

The RSPB Seabird Centre on Rathlin Island is home to one of the largest breeding seabird colonies in Europe including puffin, guillemot, razorbill and kittiwake.
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