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 […]

10 Places to Dine Out with Dad this Father’s Day

Father’s Day 2019 is 16 June! What better way to treat him than to take him out for a delicious meal (and maybe a few whiskeys) in Northern Ireland’s stunning Causeway Coast and Glens? Whether you’re visiting for the weekend or on a staycation, or even if you live within the borough itself, there’s plenty of options to choose from! In no particular order, here’s just a few (and remember – there’s lot’s more!):   The Coach House at Roe […]

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 […]

A-MAY-zing Events Happening this Month

Get ready for an incredible month of exciting events taking place across the Causeway Coast and Glens this May! Here’s a few highlights of what’s to come this month:   Cushendun Big Arts Weekend 3-6 May We get off to an a-MAY-zing start with Cushendun’s very special Big Arts Weekend, which will feature four days of music, drama, poetry, art, walks, workshops and family fun in one of the most beautiful villages in the Glens of Antrim.     Antrim […]

Game of Thrones filming locations in the Causeway Coast and Glens

Northern Ireland has been used for filming several scenes from HBO’s epic drama series, Game of Thrones®, and many of these locations can be found in the stunning Causeway Coast and Glens. We’ve put together a list of the locations to visit in the region where you can fully immerse yourself in George R.R. Martin’s medieval fantasy world of Westeros. If you’ve only recently started watching the series, then be warned that this post may contain spoilers!   Cushendun Caves These intriguing […]

Strange Bird Discovered on Rathlin Island

An unidentified species of bird that has been likened to the New Zealand Kiwi Bird was reportedly sighted on Rathlin Island on Monday morning. The discovery was made by Seamus Keanie, a retired shopkeeper who has lived on the island for over 50 years. The local man describes his sighting of the flightless bird as ‘bizarre’ Mr. Keanie, who was out for his morning walk along the Island’s harbour, stumbled upon the bird at around 8:00am when he spotted the […]

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