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Giant's Causeway - National Trust

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Awards

  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2021
44 Causeway Road, Bushmills, County Antrim, BT57 8SU
Giant's Causeway - National Trust

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Flanked by the wild North Atlantic Ocean and a landscape of dramatic cliffs, the Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland's first UNESCO Heritage Site is a geological wonder and home to a wealth of history and legend. The 40,000 basalt stone columns left by volcanic eruptions 60 million years ago, has captured the imagination of all who see it.

Recognised as one of Northern Ireland’s most precious landscapes is cared for by the National Trust, a registered conservation charity founded to protect beautiful and special places for ever, for everyone.

Explore a state-of-the-art interpretation within the award-winning Visitor Centre to unlock the mystery, myth and legend of this amazing place as it offers a unique glimpse into the wonder that is the Giant's Causeway.
Visitors can explore the world-famous basalt columns accompanied by an experienced Ranger or follow the trails and enjoy spectacular coastal scenery an innovative audio-guide available in 11 different languages.

Tickets for the Visitor Experience includes access to;
The state-of-the-art Visitor Center featuring an illuminating exhibition showcasing the stories and the science behind the Giant's Causeway.
Audio guide available in 11 languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, Polish and Portuguese.
Guided walk led by an experienced member of the National Trust team. (Available daily at hourly intervals please contact Visitor Information for exact timings).
Retail area introducing new and exclusive locally crafted products.
Tourist Information (please note this service at the centre is free to access)

Fully accessible toilets and a Changing Places facility for people with disabilities.
A grab and go style café.
Orientation Leaflet and Parking.
Book tickets to the Giant’s Causeway Visitor Experience
By choosing to visit a National Trust place you will be helping protect Northern Ireland’s natural and cultural heritage for present and future generations to enjoy.

Facilities

Attraction Facilities

  • Gift Shop
  • Guided Tours Available
  • Open Mondays
  • Open Sundays

Catering

  • Picnic Area
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Toilets

Leisure Facilities

  • Wifi

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted
  • Euros accepted

Travel & Trade

  • Family Discount

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Opening Times

* Stones and coastal path open daily from dawn until dusk.
Please see website for updates to opening hours of our Visitor Centre

Closed 24, 25 and 26 December.
Last admission to Visitor Centre is one hour before closing.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Directions from Town:
Road: 2 miles from Bushmills. 11 miles from Coleraine, 13 miles from Ballycastle. Drive time - Belfast 1 hour 25 minutes, Londonderry/Derry 1 hour 10 minutes, Dublin 3 hours 45 minutes. Park and Ride: The Park and Ride facility is available only to those availing of the full Visitor Experience. Green savings will be applied at admission point. Map and Sat Nav locations: Visitor Centre C944439; postcode BT57 8SU Park and Ride C94104 41034; postcode BT57 8SE Bus: Regular services available, some of these are seasonal. Ulsterbus Service 172; Goldline Service 221; Causeway Rambler Service 402; Open Top Causeway Coast Service 177; Antrim Coaster Service 252. For further details visit www.translink.co.uk Train: Regular services from Belfast or Londonderry/Derry to Coleraine then change to bus connection - Ulsterbus Service 172. Cycle: NCN93, visit www. cycleni.com or www.sustrans.org.uk

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