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Giant's Causeway

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44 Causeway Road, Bushmills, County Antrim, BT57 8SU
The basalt stones at Giant's Causeway
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Flanked by the wild North Atlantic Ocean and a landscape of dramatic cliffs, the Giant's Causeway 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-theart interpretation within the award-winning Visitor Centre to unlock the mystery, myth and legend of this amazing place as it offers a unqiue glimpse into the wonder that is the Giant's Causeway. Join a member of the National Trust team on an award-winning guided tour to unlock the myth and legend of the landscape. You can also enjoy pur eay to use audio guide as it takes you on a personal journey of discovery around the site, which is available in different languages.

All visitors are encouraged to pre-book Visitor Experience tickets online before they visit. 

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide dogs permitted
  • Toilets for disabled visitors
  • Wheelchair hire

Attraction Facilities

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

Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages

  • Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages
  • Dutch audio guide
  • French audio guide
  • German audio guide
  • Russian audio guide
  • Spanish audio guide

Catering

  • Picnic Area
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Family Fun
  • Pets accepted
  • Shop
  • Toilets

Event Facilities

  • Booking Required

Languages spoken

  • Braille

Leisure Facilities

  • Wifi

Parking & Transport

  • Off site parking - Causeway Coast Way Car Park available at 60 Causeway Road for walkers with a PayByPhone system and a charge of £5. Spaces limited and available on a first come, first served basis only.
  • On site parking - Main car park on site reserved for Visitor Experience ticket holders and members. Book online in advance of your visit.

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted
  • American Express accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted
  • Visa Debit Accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Coastal
  • Dogs Welcome Inside
  • Educational Visits Accepted - All Educational Group visits must be pre-booked through the North Coast Booking Office on email: northcoastbookings@nationaltrust.org.uk or by Tel: 028 2073 1855.
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Outdoor Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly - The Giant's Causeway is cared for by the National Trust, Europe's largest conservation charity.

Travel & Trade

  • Family Discount

Events

Friday, 21st June 2024 - Friday, 21st June 2024

A Yoga Class on the Roof of the Giant's Causeway Visitor CentreSummer of Play - Yoga on the RoofHave you ever taken part in a yoga class...on the roof of a building? Not just any building - an award-winning structure, with state-of-the-art architecture, with panoramic, breath-taking views of the Causeway Coast? Look no further!
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Saturday, 22nd June 2024 - Saturday, 22nd June 2024

Visitors walking along the Causeway Cliffs admiring the sunriseSummer Solstice WalkRise with the skylark and join a bracing dawn stroll at Northern Ireland's only UNESCO World Heritage Site, followed by a delicious breakfast in the Causeway Hotel.
more info

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Opening Times

* Seasonal opening hours may apply, please visit the official National Trust website for the most up to date information

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Giant's Causeway Visitor Information Centre, BushmillsLocated within the Giant’s Causeway Visitor Centre an enthusiastic team of staff is on hand to offer practical help, advice and assistance to both local residents and visitors to Northern Ireland.

Friday, 21st June 2024 - Friday, 21st June 2024

A Yoga Class on the Roof of the Giant's Causeway Visitor CentreSummer of Play - Yoga on the RoofHave you ever taken part in a yoga class...on the roof of a building? Not just any building - an award-winning structure, with state-of-the-art architecture, with panoramic, breath-taking views of the Causeway Coast? Look no further!
more info

Saturday, 22nd June 2024 - Saturday, 22nd June 2024

Visitors walking along the Causeway Cliffs admiring the sunriseSummer Solstice WalkRise with the skylark and join a bracing dawn stroll at Northern Ireland's only UNESCO World Heritage Site, followed by a delicious breakfast in the Causeway Hotel.
more info

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. 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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