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Escape the routine

Escape the routine

Time for something different? Head for the Causeway Coastal Route and consider these suggestions to create the best short break possible.

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  1. Glenarm Castle

    Glenarm

    With its own special place in local history, Glenarm Castle is a true national treasure. One of Ireland's oldest estates, and home to the Earls of Antrim, Glenarm Castle is a 'must see' destination and one of N.Ireland's top tourist attractions.

  2. The Gobbins

    Islandmagee

    On the thrilling Gobbins Experience, nature isn’t content to just sit back and be admired. It completely engulfs you: from the all-enveloping Irish Sea winds and the dolphins dancing off the coastline.

  3. Mussenden Temple and Downhill Demesne

    Castlerock

    Mussenden Temple is located in the beautiful surroundings of Downhill Demesne near Castlerock in County Londonderry. Awe inspiring views, colourful gardens and woodland walks.

  4. The Dairy

    Gleno

    Rustic style café, butchers and farm shop set in the heart of the Gleno valley, within a few minutes walk of Gleno waterfall and an easy drive from Larne or Carrickfergus with a delicious menu and large range of local produce for sale.

  5. Dunluce Castle Medieval Irish Castle on the Antrim Coast

    Bushmills

    Dunluce Castle is located dramatically close to a headland that plunges straight into the sea, along the North County Antrim coast.

  6. The Salthouse

    Ballycastle

    Standing in its own private grounds surrounded by the natural beauty of the county Antrim countryside, overlooking Ballycastle, The Salthouse enjoys jaw dropping views of the coastline to Fairhead and beyond.

  7. The Giants Causeway Guided Tour with Dalriada Kingdom Tours

    Bushmills

    Dalriada Kingdom Tours provide an authentic guided tour experience of the iconic Giant’s Causeway. Every tour is expertly delivered by a specialist guide, who through their own storytelling, provides a rich visitor experience.

  8. Rathlin Island

    A road and track route west across this beautiful island. From harbour-side seals to the clamorous seabird colony, four miles of heath and ancient meadow provide a wealth of wildlife to enjoy.

Itinerary Distances

FromToDistance * (metric)
Glenarm Castle (54.95571,-5.96819)The Gobbins (54.78104,-5.708)23.05
The Gobbins (54.78104,-5.708)Mussenden Temple and Downhill Demesne (55.16779,-6.8109)74.33
Mussenden Temple and Downhill Demesne (55.16779,-6.8109)The Dairy (54.80609,-5.8323)66.92
The Dairy (54.80609,-5.8323)Dunluce Castle Medieval Irish Castle on the Antrim Coast (55.20968,-6.5786)58.94
Dunluce Castle Medieval Irish Castle on the Antrim Coast (55.20968,-6.5786)The Salthouse (55.19367,-6.24217)19.31
The Salthouse (55.19367,-6.24217)The Giants Causeway Guided Tour with Dalriada Kingdom Tours (55.23066,-6.51551)16.06
The Giants Causeway Guided Tour with Dalriada Kingdom Tours (55.23066,-6.51551)Rathlin Island (55.29206,-6.19659)19.22
Total Distance *277.78 miles
Estimated Journey Time8.94 hours

* Approximate distance by road

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