Activities in Carnlough, Northern Ireland

Popular Causeway Coast Destinations

Torr Head, Murlough Bay & Fair Head

For stunning, panoramic views of the rugged Northern Irish coastline and the Mull of Kintyre in Scotland, take the winding roads to Torr Head. It is approximately 45 minutes away from Carnlough by car. Please

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Ballycastle beach

Ballycastle & Rathlin Island

Visit the vibrant town of Ballycastle, frequently ranked as one of the best places to live in Northern Ireland. It’s a great spot for foodies, golfers, or those who just want to grab an ice

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Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge

Enjoy a breath-taking clifftop walk and an exhilarating crossing over the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, which hangs almost 100 feet above the water; salmon fishers built the first version of the bridge in 1755. The rope

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Ballintoy Harbour

Ballintoy Harbour & Larrybane

As you head up the coast, you can stop in at two Game of Thrones filming locations. Ballintoy Harbour served as the harbour in the Iron Islands where Theon Greyjoy takes command of his own

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Dunseverick Castle

Dunseverick Castle

Stop at the scenic viewpoint that overlooks the ruins of Dunseverick Castle. St. Patrick was said to have visited this castle in the fifth century AD. The castle is approximately 1 hour away from Carnlough

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Giants Causeway

Giant’s Causeway

No trip to Northern Ireland would be complete without seeing the Giant’s Causeway, our most famous natural landmark and a UNESCO World Heritage Site! Stop in at the visitor’s centre to study up on the

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Bushmills Distillery

Bushmill’s Whiskey Distillery

Bushmills Distillery traces its history back to 1608, making it the oldest licensed working distillery in the world. Guided tours operate daily, and visitors can get a firsthand look at how Bushmill’s makes their Irish

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Portrush Harbour

Portrush

Host of The 148th Open Championship in 2019, Portrush is a well-known spot for golfers from all over the world. The seaside resort town has something for everyone, including mouth-watering food, art and shops, and

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Portstewart Strand

Portstewart

Only 10 minutes away from Portrush, Portstewart is another bustling seaside town offering top-notch food, golf, and entertainment. Don’t miss out on the famed Portstewart Strand, a stunning strip of beach managed by the National

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Dunluce Castle

Dunluce Castle

Explore the captivating ruins of Dunluce Castle, which sit atop a North Coast cliff. This medieval castle has a long and fascinating history, and the Viscount and Viscountess Dunluce (who also maintain a residence at

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Mussenden Temple

Mussendon Temple & Downhill Demesne

Mussendon Temple is an 18th century structure sitting on a cliff 120 feet above the sea. Visitors to the estate can explore multiple sites including the temple itself, the ruins of Downhill House, the 200-year-old

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The Dark Hedges

The Dark Hedges

The Dark Hedges is a broad avenue lined with beech trees planted in the 18th century. Many visitors recognise it as the Kingsroad from Game of Thrones. Tourists may not drive on the road itself,

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