20 Great Experiences to Enjoy During the August Bank Holiday Weekend

August 26th is the final summer bank holiday of 2019. As we say goodbye to the summer holidays, make it a special weekend with a visit to Northern Ireland’s Causeway Coastal Route! Here’s some inspiration for the long weekend ahead:   1. Explore the ruins With Medieval castles, abandoned friaries, and desolate mansions, the Causeway Coastal Route is home to some of Northern Ireland’s richest historical sites. Be sure to check out Dunluce Castle, Bonamargy Friary, Kinbane Castle and Downhill […]



Amazing August events in the Causeway Coast and Glens

It’s going to be another great month in the Causeway Coast and Glens! After the excitement of The 148th Open at Royal Portrush in July, towns and villages across the borough are preparing to host more epic events during the month of August. Make the last month of the summer holidays count and join us in attending these fantastic days out:   Heart of The Glens Festival | 3rd-11th August Featuring over 100 events throughout the 9 day period, The […]

Golf in the Causeway Coast and Glens

After the excitement of The 148th Open which was hosted at Royal Portrush Golf Club (14th-21st July), there’s never been a better time to practice your swing and experience some of the greatest links and parklands in the world! Whether you’re searching for a peaceful countryside retreat, surrounded by nature and lush green fields, or a stunning coastal location with epic seaside views, there’s a golf course for everyone on the Causeway Coast! Here’s a guide to exploring the wondrous golf […]



6 Epic Events Happening this July

It’s officially summertime here in the Causeway Coast and Glens; school is out, the sun has started to make a reappearance, and for many – this is the month that we’ve been waiting on for several years as The Open takes place half way through the month at Royal Portrush Golf Club! Besides The Open, there’s plenty more happening across the Borough. Here’s just a few of the many events you can enjoy this July:   Girona Gold Maritime Festival […]



People Love The Giant’s Causeway So Much They’re Getting it Tattooed on Their Bodies

Have you ever visited the iconic Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland? It’s just one of the many well-known attractions that we’re famous for here in the Causeway Coast and Glens. These people visited the famous UNESCO World Heritage site and they loved it so much they decided to get it tattooed on their bodies forever – now that’s love!   mariagrentattoo   View this post on Instagram   Giant’s Causeway ankle tattoo #tattoo #geometrictattoo #geometricaltattoo #symbolicaltattoo #symbolictattoo #ankletattoo #smallankletattoo #smalltattoo […]



Tourism NI unveils digital tribute to our golfing greats

‘Mount Rushmore’ style sculpture of Fairhead   With The 148th Open at Royal Portrush set to shine a global spotlight on Northern Ireland like never before, Tourism NI today unveiled a fitting and fun tribute to our global golfing legends.   In a specially commissioned visual, the iconic cliffs of Fairhead in County Antrim have been digitally transformed into an eye-catching sculpture featuring the images of local golfing greats, past and present.     Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell and Darren […]



You Won’t Believe What’s Lurking in the Waters of The Causeway Coast

Loved ‘Blue Planet’? Discover your very own on the Causeway Coast. We recently spoke with local aquaholic and marine enthusiast, Karen Patterson, who has kindly agreed to tell us about the diversity of aquamarine life in the waters which surround the Causeway Coast. Karen has been diving in the waters surrounding the Causeway Coast for 6 years and some of the things she has discovered will shock you! She let’s us in on the secrets of what’s lurking beneath the […]



Incredible Events Happening this June

It’s time to start counting down the days until the school summer holidays begin, crossing our fingers and toes for sunshiny weather, and spending more time in the great outdoors! This June, a whole host of fantastic events take place throughout the Causeway Coast and Glens region, which will meet a variety of different tastes and special interests. Here’s what you can look forward to this month:   Causeway Coast Ford Fair | 2 June Calling all vintage car fanatics! […]

5 Alternative Accommodation Options in the Causeway Coast and Glens

  Planning your next break to Northern Ireland’s incredible Causeway Coast and Glens? There’s plenty of great places to stay throughout the area. If you’re searching for a unique and quirky place to rest your head, read on!   Bunk up in a Barn Experience a real Irish welcome at Ballyeamon Barn, Cushendall. This is a hostel with a difference; Ballyeamon Barn has its own “session house” where visitors have the chance to meet local musicians and singers during regular […]



20 Exciting Things to See and Do this Bank Holiday Weekend

  Bank holiday Monday will soon be here! Will you be enjoying a short spring break in the Causeway Coast and Glens? Here’s 20 things you can see, do and experience during your stay: 1. Explore historical ruins With Medieval castles, abandoned friaries, and desolate mansions, the Causeway Coastal Route is home to some of Northern Ireland’s richest historical sites. Be sure to check out Dunluce Castle, Bonamargy Friary, Kinbane Castle and Downhill Demesne to learn about the tales behind […]

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