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Giant's Causeway

2 miles (3.5 km)

This spectacular coastal causeway in Northern Ireland has a unique polygonallandscape feature. In a 2005 poll ofRadio Timesreaders, the Giant's Causeway was named as the fourth greatest natural wonderin theUnited Kingdom. The geological features include the 'Organ' where huge columns of basalt resemble Organ Pipes. You'll also pass the the Giant's Boot and a natural stone throne known as the Wishing Chair. You can also climb the 167 Shepherd's Steps for wonderful views across the coast. The is also a nature reserve so look out for a variety of flora and fauna including many species of plants, fungi, lichen, birds, spiders, beetles and butterflies.
The walk starts at the excellent National Trust Visitor Centre where you will find a wealth of information and a good sized car park. You then follow footpaths past the headland of Great Stookan, Port Granny, Grand Causeway and Port Noffer. The walk returns via the Organ and the Giant's Chair. The walk can be extended by continuing along the North Antrim Coast Path towards Dunseverick.
If you would like to visit the causeway by bike then National Cycle Network Route 93 runs to the site along the fantastic Causeway Coast Cycle Route. You can pick up the trail from Castle Rock, Portrush or Bushmills.

Giant's Causeway Postcode

BT57 8SU
N.B Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Organ's Pipe

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Great Stookan headland

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Chimneys

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Giant's boot

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Cliffs and Vegetation

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Climbing the horizontal stairway

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At the start near the visitor centre

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Sun and snow over the cliffs

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