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Causeway Coastal Route, Co Antrim
The Causeway Coastal Route spans from Belfast to Derry-Londonderry and is 193km in length. The Causeway Coast & Glens route is considered to be one of the top five road-trips worldwide. The route showcases the most amazing landscapes, mountains, cliffs, waterfalls and golden sandy beaches along the north coast of Northern Ireland.
There are three designated areas of outstanding natural beauty (AONT) which include, the Causeway Coast, the Antrim Coast and Glens that includes Rathlin, Northern Ireland’s only inhabited off-shore island, and Binevenagh, with its 9.5km of spectacular cliffs. Bed and Breakfast accommodation is plentiful in Antrim as flocks of tourists visit each year to enjoy fishing holidays, golfing holidays and sailing holidays.
A visit to the world famous Giant’s Causeway, with its amazing polygonal columns of layered basalt, formed from a volcanic eruption over 60 million years ago, is a must. It is the only World Heritage Site in Northern Ireland. Other places to visit include, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Dunluce Castle and the Old Bushmills Whiskey Distillery.
The compact city of Derry-Londonderry is steeped in history. The 17th century city walls are the finest example of a walled city anywhere in Europe. Derry-Londonderry has a great selection of shops, accommodation, restaurants and pubs.
The Causeway Coast and Glens cater for everyone, with great outdoor amenities, historical sites and friendly seaside resorts including Portstewart and Portrush. Bed and Breakfast accommodation is plentiful with a choice of farmhouse B&B, town B&B and country B&B locations available.
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