Cushendall and Cushendun

Cushendall and Cushendun are two of the finest villages along the Causeway Coastal route. They are, at the very least, worthy of a stop and a look around. Cushendall is smaller, but, with its Cornish style cottages, is probably the most distinctive of the two. Some travelers may wish to plan their trip around spending […]

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Torr Head

Between Cushendun and Ballycastle, the slightly extended drive via Torr Head offers fine coastal views over the Mull of Kintyre to those that take the route. Expect narrow roads, and around 20 minutes extra driving time. […]

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Errigal

Not far west of Glenveigh National Park is the almost conical shape of Errigal, the highest mountain in County Donegal at 751 metres. The carpark (on the R251) is at about 220m, so those in reasonable fitness can expect to do the return hike in 2-3 hours. […]

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Glenveagh National Park

Glenveagh National Park is a remote and hauntingly beautiful wilderness of rugged mountains, pristine lakes, tumbling waterfalls and enchanted native oak woodland in the heart of the Derryveagh Mountains in the north west of County Donegal. At the centre of the Park on the edge of Lough Veagh is Glenveagh Castle, a late 19th century […]

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Malin Head

About 40 minutes drive northwest of Greencastle is the rugged Malin Head, also known as Banba’s Crown – the northernmost point in Ireland. Explore east of the Head and you’ll find Wee House of Malin, church ruins dating back to the 16th century. Nearby Five Finger Strand has some of the largest dunes in Ireland. […]

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Mussenden Temple

Mussenden Temple is located in the beautiful surroundings of Downhill Demesne near Castlerock in County Londonderry. It perches dramatically on a 120 ft cliff top, high above the Atlantic Ocean on the north-western coast of Northern Ireland, offering spectacular views westwards over Downhill Strand towards Magilligan Point and County Donegal and to the east Castlerock […]

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Bushmills

Bushmills is home to the Old Bushmill’s Distillery. This whiskey distillery, now a part of Diageo, was founded in 1608 and is a huge tourist attraction. […]

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Giant’s Causeway

Giant’s Causeway is by far the best known sight in Northern Ireland. Below its fine cliffs is a huge array of mostly hexagonal basalt columns; the result of volcanic eruptions 60 million years ago. The sight is the only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Northern Ireland. A shuttle bus is available from the visitor centre. […]

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