Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s events programme cancelled until September 2020

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council has confirmed that its events programme has been cancelled until September 2020. Council members agreed this position following a meeting on Tuesday 5th May 2020. The decision affects all events due to take place in May, June, July and August including Rhythm of the Bann in Coleraine, Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival, Bushmills Salmon and Whiskey Festival, Summer Street Theatre in Portstewart and Portrush along with the Ould Lammas Fair in Ballycastle. The Mayor of Causeway […]

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Support Local Crafters & Artists

As many of our visitors and locals know, our Visitor Information Centres are stocked with many products and souvenirs which have been crafted locally. Now that our Visitor Information Centres have temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we would encourage you to support our crafters during this difficult time by purchasing their products online. We’ve put together a list of the local artists, crafters and creators we usually stock within our Visitor Information Centres with details of how you […]

Local Services and Businesses

Local trade in the Causeway Coast & Glens area have adapted their businesses to offer delivery services throughout the area during the COVID-19 outbreak. Please find a list of producers, crafters and more and support our local businesses during this time. (All information is correct at the time of publishing. Page last updated 29/05/2020) Ballycastle area Ballycastle, Ballintoy, Cushendall, Portbradden  Business name Telephone number Website Details (opening hours/how to order/service offered etc) Anzac Restaurant Ballycastle 028 2076 8469 Email […]

Surprising Wildlife Finds of the Causeway Coast & Glens

It won’t come as much of a surprise that Northern Ireland’s Causeway Coast & Glens is host to a diverse range of fascinating wildlife, after all – who wouldn’t want to make this stunning destination their home? We spoke to an experienced wildlife photographer, Tom McDonnell (North Coast Nature) who has witnessed first-hand just how intriguing these creatures are. He has kindly offered to write a guest blog for us which includes some incredible images too! Enjoy! My Name is […]

Tours and Tour Guides of the Causeway Coast & Glens

Did you know that we have an abundance of tour providers in the Causeway Coast & Glens area? Experiences include walking tours; food tours; sailing experiences, Game of Thrones tours; guided running tours and many more! Tours and experiences are a fantastic way to learn about our culture and history, while taking in the fresh air of the stunning Causeway Coast. Here’s a list of the experiences which can be booked directly through our Visitor Information Centres which are dotted […]

Mouth-watering vegan treats to try on your next visit to the Causeway Coast

Veganuary might be over, but if you’ve opted to continue on with vegan lifestyle there’s plenty of vegan treats and dishes to be enjoyed along the Causeway Coastal Route. We’ve put together just a small selection of suggestions of what’s available in our restaurants, cafes and hotels, as recommended by locals and recent visitors to the area:   1. Infinity Portrush – Vegan share* box The ultimate cheat day meal! Infinity in Portrush have put together this epic vegan share […]

How to make the perfect Irish Coffee

Fancy a little weekend treat? An Irish Coffee is an excellent little pick me up that will warm your hands and satisfy the strongest of sweet cravings. This classic cocktail of sweetened whiskey and coffee is a little piece of Ireland that you can enjoy without even having to set foot on the island! Here’s our tips for getting it just perfect: What you’ll need: 50ml cold double or whipping cream 2 tbsp soft brown sugar 50ml Irish whiskey 150ml-200ml […]

Économusées in the Causeway Coast & Glens

Ever wanted to learn how our talented local food producers create such incredible and tasty products? Well now you can! The Économusée project is a Québec inspired tourism initiative that encourages visitors to watch the artisan at work whilst offering them the opportunity to discover the beautiful and indigenous crafts that are all produced onsite, learning about the history of the craft and the cultural heritage behind the skill. Here are the Économusées you can visit during your next visit […]

Impressive heritage sites to explore on your next visit to Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is home to many incredible heritage treasures, many of which are located in the stunning Causeway Coast and Glens region. From abandoned friaries to medieval castles, this intriguing coastal destination has witnessed a dramatic history and as a result, has many stories to tell. Here’s just a few you can discover on your next holiday to the island:   Dunluce Castle The iconic ruin of Dunluce Castle bears witness to a long and tumultuous history. First built on […]

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