This scenic road stretches from the busy metropolis of Belfast to the charming city of Londonderry. With its beautiful coastline, gentle hills and lovely fishing villages, Causeway Coastal Route is indeed a feast for the eye.
Causeway Coastal Route is a scenic route of about 135 miles alongside the impressive coastline of Northern Ireland, following the historical Giant's Causeway, a stunning formation of about 40,000 basalt stone columns left by volcanic eruptions about 60 million years ago. It’s the country’s only natural monument and UNESCO world cultural heritage site. Alongside the route you can also find further points of interests: From the bustling metropolis of Belfast to the tranquil coastal city of Larne past the delightful Glenariff Forest Park, there is a huge variety of interesting sights waiting for you to discover them. If you feel like experiencing the country‘s history vividly you should stop by Dunseverick Castle, a former fortress on the beautiful coastline. Nature lovers can enjoy the spectacular views onto the sandy shores the headland of Torr Head. If you still can’t get enough of Northern Irland’s most impressive scenic route, you should stop by at the Giant's Causeway Visitor Centre as well.
Stop by Glenariff Forest Park to take a stroll, explore the stunning landscape or just take a rest.
Please inform beforehand about weather and road conditions.
Sturdy shoes, rainwear and provisions
From the international airport of Belfast (BFS) we get to Belfast city center via A 57, A 26 and A 52 (total distance: approx. 16 miles).
You can find signposted parking areas at the points of interest along Causeway Coastal Route.