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Giant's Causeway

Open today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Northern Ireland's most popular tourist destination: this large stretch of staircase-shaped rocks is the result of cooled lava from volcanic eruptions that took place over 65 million years ago.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Causeway Road, Bushmills BT57 8SU, Northern Ireland
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the giants causeways is a very popular tourist attraction and does get crowded but people are all walking to see views of the amazing formation and photo stops. There is security at the end for safety! There is an exhibit, gift shop and cafe that...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Tranquillo
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We arrived at lunch time on a Sunday as had been waiting for it to stop raining. We parked at the causeway car park ok although not many spaces left. We are national trust members so didn’t have to pay but we queued to get...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank lorraine_smith3
Reviewed yesterday

We did the Irish Tour that included a stop at Bushmill's. Frank was a tour guide. He was a wealth of knowledge while driving, as well as during breaks if anyone had a question or 3. The views were breathtaking from the bus, and the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank nugemolaca
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited in September 2019. Very impressive to see what nature can do. Beautiful location. Can get very windy up there so recommend you dress appropriately. Took the guided tour which was informative and fun. Very busy so unable to park but drove back to Bushmills...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 182LisaC
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s one of the hidden gems of Northern Ireland. It’s a walk down which is beautiful tho it is long. Thankfully this is a buss. It’s super photogenic for social media.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Isaklowry
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited the giants causeway but skipped the visitors centre due to charge, we couldn't even access the gift shop there without paying the entrance fee, so we just walked down to the giants causeway to view this amazing natural formation. For those who dont...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank yvonnewin2011
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The path to the stones is a totally free public right of access, so you’ve no need to pay to visit the National Trust’s Causeway visitors centre to get in there. Car parking at the site is EXTREMELY EXPENSIVE so park up in Bushmills for...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank BigJohnDeere
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It makes me wonder how viewing rock formations has become a huge tourist industry. OK call me a geological Philistine, but really does a rock formation such as this warrant the vast numbers who visit this place? The Visitor Centre was most interesting and provided...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank AfricaEddie
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our visit happened to occur on a cool, rainy and windy day that hampered the total experience (trail walks) , but the geological formations were a first of a kind for me. I think this is a place "that is what you make of it"....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Timothy H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a must do when you come to Ireland. Unbelievable granite columns and steps, sit on giant's boot, bit slippery when wet, try the steep 172 steps up to the top, breathtaking!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Robert W | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure since we were there in the summer. However, we live near the Oregon Coast and the winter weather can be quite variable. If you go watch the weather forecasts. I saw some winter pictures and they were... More
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