Local Attractions

Explore the Local Area around Causeway Coast Holiday Park

The Causeway Coast has it all - think of it as nature’s playground - beautiful beaches of golden sand, gorgeous glens, lush forests, romantic landscapes, a rugged coastline and it boasts three Areas of Natural Beauty.

Whether you visit the Causeway Coast for a romantic getaway or a family holiday in Northern Ireland, you’ll never be short of things to.

Why not check out just a few of the fantastic attractions and places to visit, all within 30 minutes of Causeway Coast Holiday Park.


Causeway local attractions

Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge

With the creak of the wooden slats in the rushing wind, the waves swirling beneath your feet and the salty spray in your nostrils. Carrick-a-Rede is one of Northern Ireland’s most loved attractions and the most famous rope bridge on the Emerald Isle.

Crossing the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge is an exhilarating experience as the rope bridge is connected to the cliffs almost 100ft (30m) above the Atlantic Ocean and open to the elements.

The cliff-side trail offers spectacular views of the coast, and on a clear day offers magnificent views of Rathlin Island and the rolling coast of Scotland.

Distance from Causeway Coast Holiday Park: 5.3 miles -takes approximately 10 minutes by car.

The Dark Hedges

The tree arches of the Dark Hedges have been famous for a long time with locals in Northern Ireland, but it wasn’t until they were used as a film location in HBO's epic series Game of Thrones as the Kingsroad, that they became a well-known tourist attraction.

This beautiful avenue of beech trees was planted by the Stuart family in the eighteenth century. It was intended as a feature to impress visitors as they approached the entrance to their Georgian mansion, Gracehill House. Two centuries later the trees have become one of the most photographed natural phenomena in Northern Ireland and a popular attraction for tourists from across the world.

Distance from Causeway Coast Holiday Park: 9 miles -takes approximately 15 minutes by car.
Causeway local attractions
Causeway local attractions

Ballycastle Golf Club

Founded in 1890, sits yards from the shoreline on the Causeway Coast, a spectacular stretch of golfing coastline of unsurpassed beauty.

The modern clubhouse and 18 holes are a safe bet for anyone who loves the game. The golf course is one of the most scenic in Northern Ireland and has a multitude of personalities from tame parkland holes to wild links offerings and includes flat and low-lying holes and a back nine that launches you up into seaside hills that command panoramic views of the town of Ballycastle, Fair Head, Rathlin Island and on a clear day the Mull of Kintyre.

Distance from Causeway Coast Holiday Park: 0.8 miles - takes approximately 3 minutes by car.

Beautiful Beaches

One thing the Causeway Coast is not short of and that’s beautiful, golden sandy beaches. Often flanked by extensive dune systems, these spectacular beaches offer the perfect natural playground for couples, friends or families in picturesque surroundings. They provide opportunities for many activities including surfing, paddle boarding, coasteering, horse riding, kayaking, walking, swimming and sand castle building.

Ballycastle Beach is approximately 1.2 kilometres in length and runs from the pier at Ballycastle Marina at the western end, to Pans Rock in the east.

Distance from Causeway Coast Holiday Park: 0.5 miles - takes approximately 3 minutes by car.
Causeway local attractions
Causeway local attractions

Ould Lammas Fair

Taking place in Ballycastle on the last Monday and Tuesday in August. It's one of the oldest fairs in Ireland andhad been held without interruption for more than three. The festival marks the end of the harvest and consists of two days of food, trade, and entertainment.

Traditional foods to consume at the Ould Lammas Fair are Yellowman, which is a locally made honeycomb, and Dulse, a dried seaweed. Livestock are bought and sold, as well as clothes and jewellery. Entertainment is provided in the form of face painting, fortune telling, and music.


Distance from Causeway Coast Holiday Park: 0.6 miles - takes approximately 2 minutes by car.


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