Giant's Causeway (Antrim)
The Giant's Causeway is one of nature's true wonders. From a distance it looks like a carpet of enormous steppingstones extending out into the Irish Sea leading across to Scotland. Legend has it that it was built by Ulster warrior Giant Finn McCool so he could walk to Scotland to fight a Scottish Giant. The Giant's Causeway is owned and managed by the National Trust and it is the most popular tourist attraction in Northern Ireland.
Over 40,000 basalt columns, formed some 60 million years ago, are testament to a major stage in the earth's development.
Award-winning building providing interactive exhibition and visitor services, audio guides and guided walking tours, departing the Centre throughout the day, as part of the Visitor Experience.
World Heritage site
Northern Ireland's only UNESCO World Heritage site, also designated as SAC, ASSI, within an AONB and NNR.
Network of four walking trails across 5km World Heritage site and home to native seabirds.
Take time to browse the spacious shop within the Visitor Centre, with a large range of handmade gifts, crafts and souvenirs made by local artists.
Grab and go style café offering hot and cold drinks, snacks and refreshments.
Visitor Experience car park
Parking in the vicinity of the Giant's Causeway is limited. The on-site car park, adjacent to the Visitor Centre, is reserved for members and Visitor Experience ticket holders, with pre-booking recommended to use this car park.
Causeway Coast Way car park
Car park at Innisfree Farm on Causeway Road, to facilitate walkers of the network of coastal walkways. Spaces here are limited and allocated on a first come, first serv