Out & About
To learn more about any of the places featured on this page, clicking on their name will take you to their website (where available).
Giant's Causeway
The majestic cliffs and breathtaking landscape of the causeway and inaccessible bays combine with myth and folklore to inspire. The Giant's Causeway is open for walking all year from dawn till dusk. The National Trust Visitor's centre has a shop and tea-room (call for opening times on 028 2073 1582).
Bushmills Distillery
Making whiskey since 1608, the Bushmills Distillery is the worlds oldest licenced distillery. You can visit the distillery and learn how whiskey's are made and sample their different tastes. To confirm opening and tour times either email the distillery at visitors.bushmills@diageo.com or call them on 028 2073 3218.
Dunluce Castle
Dunluce Castle is one of the most identified landmarks on the Causeway coastline. Dating back to the 16th Century, the castle is a romantic ruin, perched on a dramatic cliff top.
Carric-a-rede Rope Bridge
Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge is not a trip for the faint hearted with an 80 foot downward view of sand, sea and surf. As the waves roar below, the breeze surrounds you with a feeling of flight. Not to mention the astounding view of the surrounding coastline.
White Park Bay
This beautiful beach is only a short distance from the cottages and has a beautiful walk and nature trail. Please do not be tempted to swim here though.
Whiterocks
This spectacular beach is near Portrush and has several miles of supurb clean sand and dunes. The area has excellent waves popular for bodyboarding and surfing.
Giant's Causeway and Bushmills Heritage Railway
A small irish narrow gauge railway linking between the historic town of Bushmills and the famous stone columns of the Giant’s Causeway World Heritage Site. The causeway end of the railway is about 1/2km from the cottages.
Walking
Walk NI
The Walk NI website has details of a variety of walking routes alone the north coast of Northern Ireland catering for the casual walker, through to the serious rambler.

"The beauty and variety of the Northern Ireland landscape, the compact distances and ever-changing vistas make this a wonderful place to explore on foot. This website is your definitive guide to walking in Northern Ireland, giving excellent information on walks for both the serious rambler and for those who want to take a short stroll."
Golfing
Bushfoot Golf Course
Bushfoot Golf Club is a local club near the cottages and allows for spectacular views of Blackrock strand and the Giants Causeway area. Tel: 028 2073 1317.
Ballycastle Golf Course
Ballycastle Golf Club offers a full 18 hole, part links, part parkland, championship course open to both members and non-members all year round. Tel: 012 6576 2536.
Royal Portrush - 18 hole championship golf course
Royal Portrush Golf Course is about 9 miles from the cottages, offering two separtate 18 hole courses of veriying difficulty and was the venue for the first professional tournament in Ireland in 1895. Tel: 028 7082 2311.
Surfing
Troggs
Troggs Surf Shop's comprehensive online beach guide for the North Coast of Ireland has been formulated from years of surf experience and local knowledge. Whether you are a travelling surfer, summer time tourist, or just learning to surf, please have a look at our North Coast beach guide for beaches between Benone and Ballycastle. You can check for location, hazards, rocks, the best tides, swells, winds, photos etc.
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Audrey Millar
71 Causeway Road,
Bushmills
Co. Antrim
N. Ireland
BT57 8SX

Tel. +44 (0)28 2073 1673
Fax. +44 (0)28 2073 2533

E-Mail.
audrey@giantscausewaycottages.com
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