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Ballintoy House is a family run listed Georgian building, ideally located for exploring the North Coast with Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, Ballintoy Harbour and Whitepark Bay a short walk away.

A ten minute drive will take you to the Giant's Causeway. Whitepark Bay Youth Hostel is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is also an excellent location for walkers and cycling holidays.

Whitepark Bay Youth Hostel provides: • All bedrooms are en suite. • TV, Hairdryer and Tea and Coffee making facilities (only available in twin rooms).

• Group catering available. If we’re talking in terms of Ireland’s most renowned trails, you could consider the best hiking in Ireland to be in the Wicklow Mountains on the east coast, the iconic peaks of Carrauntoohil, or perhaps along the Causeway Coast in Northern Ireland (note: for the sake of bringing you a well-rounded article, we’re including info about some of the northern hikes as.

The National Trust has done an incredible job with the state-of-the-art Giant’s Causeway Visitor Centre which completely blends in with the natural surroundings at first glance. The energy-efficient, sustainably designed building complete with a grass roof offers degree views of the Causeway coastline as well as interactive spaces where the science and legends.

Situated in Bushmills, this cottage is 2 mi ( km) from Whitepark Bay and within 6 mi (10 km) of Giant's Causeway and Old Bushmills Distillery. Ballintoy Church and Ballintoy Harbour are also within 6 mi (10 km).

#5 of 7 Sights & Landmarks in Bushmills “ Take the marked trail to the west of the Giant's Causeway hotel toward Portcoon Jetty, and take the grassy path down to the jetty (the giant wooden pillar sticking out of the rocks into the water).

“ The 30 mile (50kms) route takes in numerous beautiful sandy beaches (Whitepark bay, Portballintrae, Whiterocks & East Strand in Portrush) the ruins of two castles (Dunseverick and Dunluce) and the Giants Causeway. Seascape Lodge sits above Whitepark Bay on Northern Ireland's Causeway Coast.

Set in 2 acres of grounds with fantastic sea views, it is ideally located for all places of interest on the Causeway Coast, with the beautiful Whitepark Bay beach less than 10 minutes walk away.5/5.

Whitepark Bay, on the northern tip of Antrim, is one of the few spots on the planet with "singing sands": walk across the beach and listen for the unearthly whistle.

The RSPB ( Author: Paul Bloomfield. Whitepark Bay is a beautiful stretch of pristine beach located on Co. Antrim’s north coast near the picturesque village of Ballintoy.

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With a beach so pure it shines for miles (on even the cloudiest of days) it’s the perfect backdrop for a refreshing trot, canter or gallop.

Northern Ireland is a rewarding destination with blue-tinged mountains and quiet forest parks. You can hike through green and empty moorland. There's standing stones and Neolithic sites to visit.

For the more active plan a trip to sail over fish-filled waters. If that's not enough then visit country mansions and haunting castle ruins - and end the day drinking Irish whiskey. Our hostels in. Python's Michael Palin falls for magical Northern Ireland rail journey.

View of Whitepark Bay, Antrim Coast. melt away with a relaxing massage and afterwards go for a gentle nature trail. Explore the dune system and waymarked nature trail or visit the Barmouth bird hide for fantastic bird watching. • You’ll struggle to find a more picturesque picnic spot than the coastal village of Cushendun.

This quaint historic village has been in the National Trust’s care since and is steeped in character and folklore with. Whitepark Bay in Northern Ireland, pictured, has been under the care of the National Trust since The sea stacks, as the rocks between the bay and nearby Ballintoy are known, have long been a.

“ The trail itself about 8k linear hike,the trail weaves its way along a old track road before meeting up with the wooden boardwalk that climbs steadly to the mountain face.

“ Really friendly lady and her daughter are set up in the carpark in a very cute and reasonably priced coffee/tea trailer for the well deserved treat of tea and.

Official Site of the Northern Ireland Tourist Board. The scenic beauty and the variety of the landscape make Northern Ireland a great place to explore on wide scatter of villages and small towns across the country means that forest trails, clifftop paths, mountain hikes and pleasant strolls in country parks are literally on everybody's doorstep.

“ There's everything from a nature trail all the way to extremely long and steep hikes that take you around the mountain range above the dammed lake below. “ Picturesque scenic park, The Silent Valley is a fantastic park suitable for all abilities of walking. Whitepark Bay is a beautiful stretch of pristine beach located on County Antrim’s North Coast near the picturesque village of Ballintoy.

With a beach so pure, it shines for miles (on even the cloudiest of days), it’s the perfect backdrop for a refreshing trot, canter, or gallop. Picturesque limestone bluffs and deep ravines make Whitewater a very popular southeastern state park.

The 2, acre park is an angler's paradise with brown, brook, and rainbow trout swimming in the spring-fed Whitewater River and Trout Run Creek. Visitors enjoy a sandy swimming beach, a year-round visitor center, easy-to-challenging hiking trails, camping, a.

From Cairncastle to the Glens of Antrim, via the Dark Hedges and Cushendun Caves, each door is within reach of a different filming location in Northern Ireland. This trail around Game of Thrones® territory is a piece of cultural heritage in the making. The nature trail runs from September to October (last entry in October is pm).

With golden sunlight filling the gorge the colours of autumn can make the heart sing. Check sheets will be. - Irish landscapes- beautiful winter sunset at Lough Mask, County Mayo, Ireland.

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For some glorious sand and sea, head to Whitepark Bay, a white arc between two headlands, or take a boat to Rathlin island to visit the bird sanctuary and the West Lighthouse.

Giant’s Causeway (Bushmills): Half a million tourists visit this stunning World Heritage Site each year. The sites are laid out according to counties so it’s easy to pick add on sites in an area based on what the inventory is.

This book offers a good inventory of mystical places. Where Cary Meehan focuses on the mystical nature of a site, Ian Middleton (in this book) focuses on the site’s connection to Ireland’s legendary past.

- Dusky Dingle Beach Ireland Landscape by CandyMountainPhotos, $ Favourite Ulster beauty spots: readers' pictures. View of Whitepark Bay, Antrim Coast. feel the stress of city life melt away with a relaxing massage and afterwards go for a gentle nature.

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Whitepark Bay. My favourite beach in Northern Ireland. It forms a wide arc in between two headlands. Its secluded location means that even on a busy day there is plenty of space for everyone. The beach is backed by dunes and grasslands.

In the western corner is the tiny hamlet of Portbradden, which used to be an ancient salmon fishing station. Tyrone. Tyrone is the largest county in Northern Ireland, with prehistoric sites, forest parks and is great hiking country providing access to highest peaks of the beautiful Sperrin Mountains.

Sawel is the tallest at m. The Sperrins are a haven for hill walkers and cyclists. Dungannon is a flourishing town that was once home to the O’Neills, kings of Ulster for years.

This 9 Day All Ireland tour begins at AM in central Dublin. Leave the city behind and drive through rolling countryside to the Wicklow Mountains. The first stop is the monastery ruins at Glendalough, the Valley of Two Lakes/5(4). A great base for exploring: Giants Causeway- 12 minutes Bushmills Distillery- 10 minutes The Dark Hedges- 9 minutes Carrick-a-Rede- 8 minutes Ballintoy Harbour- 13 minutes Whitepark Bay minutes Murlough Bay- 25 minutes Ballycastle- 14 minutes Belfast- 1 hour It has its own entrance, parking and mature gardens to the front/5.

If you have time, I did a spectacular hike along the cliffs on the coastline starting at Whitepark Bay (the hostel there is a peaceful place to stay with nice views out over the bay) that ended at the Giant's Causeway. The causeway itself isn't that incredible a site, but arriving there by foot over the coastal trail enhances the experience.Find the best kid-friendly hotels in Ballymoney with Hotwire!

Search from over Ballymoney family friendly hotels & save up to 60% with our daily Hot Rate Deals.3/5.Seascape Lodge sits above Whitepark Bay on Northern Ireland's Causeway Coast and is close to all the great golf courses in the area. Set in two acres of grounds with fantastic sea views, it is ideally located for all places of interest on the Causeway Coast, with the beautiful Whitepark Bay beach less than 10 minutes walk : Five Star.