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    20 Great Experiences to Enjoy During the August Bank Holiday Weekend

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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    The iconic Claret Jug’s tour across the Causeway Coast and Glens

The iconic Claret Jug’s tour across the Causeway Coast and Glens

The Claret Jug is the shining star of a new short film showcasing the beautiful Causeway Coastal and Glens from land, air and sea.

The iconic trophy, which golfing legends will contend for at The Open in July, can be seen visiting the most magnificent beaches our shoreline has to offer, standing tall on cliff tops, looking majestic by waterfalls and taking a trip to the wild and beautiful Rathlin Island.

The film follows the Claret Jug’s journey through dramatic landscapes, […]

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 | 6-7 […]

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

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!

 

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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 […]

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

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!):

 

  1. The Coach House at Roe […]
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    FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR NI’S ‘BEST’ SMALL VISITOR ATTRACTION

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR NI’S ‘BEST’ SMALL VISITOR ATTRACTION

 

The finalists for Northern Ireland’s ‘Best’ Small Visitor Attraction, a competition launched by George Best Belfast City Airport in partnership with Tourism NI and all eleven local councils, have been revealed.

The attraction or experience from each council area which received the highest number of ‘likes’ from members of the public on the airport’s Facebook page are now proceeding to the final stage of the competition, and are one step closer to winning £30,000 of free marketing support and brand […]

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