Top Choice Bridge in Giant's Causeway to Ballycastle

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

This 20m-long, 1m-wide bridge of wire rope spans the chasm between the sea cliffs and the little island of Carrick-a-Rede, swaying 30m above the rock-strewn water. Crossing the bridge is perfectly safe, but frighten…
Top Choice Landmark in The Giant's Causeway

Giant’s Causeway

This spectacular rock formation – Northern Ireland's only Unesco World Heritage site – is one of Ireland's most impressive and atmospheric landscape features, a vast expanse of regular, closely packed, hexagonal sto…
Museum in Ballycastle

Ballycastle Museum

The tiny museum in the town's 18th-century courthouse has a collection of Irish arts and crafts works.
Castle in Dunluce Castle

Dunluce Castle

The ruins of Dunluce Castle perch atop a dramatic basalt crag 5km east of Portrush, a one-hour walk away along the coastal path. A narrow bridge leads from the mainland courtyard across a dizzying gap to the main pa…
Distillery in Bushmills

Old Bushmills Distillery

Bushmills is the world's oldest legal distillery, having been granted a licence by King James I in 1608. Bushmills whiskey is made with Irish barley and water from St Columb's Rill, a tributary of the River Bush, an…
Wildlife Reserve in Rathlin Island

RSPB Rathlin Seabird Centre

At the refurbished Rathlin West Lighthouse, this Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) centre provides stunning views of the neighbouring sea stacks, thick with guillemots, kittiwakes, razorbills and puff…
Interpretation Centre in Rathlin Island

Boathouse Visitor Centre

South of the harbour, this combined visitor centre/museum details the history, culture and ecology of the island, and can give advice on walks and wildlife.
Forest in Glenariff

Glenariff Forest Park

At the head of the Glenariff Valley is Glenariff Forest Park, where the main attraction is Ess-na-Larach Waterfall, an 800m walk from the visitor centre. You can also walk to the waterfall from Laragh Lodge, 600m do…
Gallery in Glenarm


Watch craftspeople at work at Steensons, the designer-jewellery workshop that produces the jewellery worn in the Game of Thrones. (You can't buy copyrighted Game of Thrones pieces, but you can buy similarly inspired…
Castle in Carrickfergus

Carrickfergus Castle

The central keep of Ireland's first and finest Norman fortress was built by John de Courcy soon after his 1177 invasion of Ulster. The massive walls of the outer ward were completed in 1242, while the red-brick gun …