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 […]



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 […]



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 […]



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 […]



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! […]

Golf in the Causeway Coast and Glens

190,000 people are expected to attend The 148th Open which takes place at Royal Portrush Golf Club from 14th – 21st July, 2019. It’s going to be the largest sporting event ever staged on the island of Ireland as the world’s greatest players compete for the Claret Jug. This event is a fantastic opportunity for you to visit the Causeway Coast and Glens and experience some of the greatest links and parklands in the world!   Royal Portrush Royal Portrush […]

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 […]

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