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Causeway Coastal Route, Bushmills

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The Causeway Coastal Route consists of a scenic 193 km (120 mi) road weaving its way around the northern Irish coast between Belfast and Londonderry. Distinctive brown road signs direct visitors to a host of major tourist attractions, including The Giant’s Causeway, Dunluce Castle, and The Old Bushmills Whiskey Distillery, set amongst cliffs, mountains, waterfalls, and golden sands. Make sure you give yourself time to explore and enjoy unplanned adventures and tempting deviations. Some of the roads leading off the route to attractions can be quite narrow, so do take care if you’re not used to driving on small roads. See Causeway Coastal Route and all Bushmills has to offer by arranging your trip with our Bushmills vacation planner.
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  • We went from Giant Causeway nearly to Belfast on this route which is amazing, a sort of Riviera for Ireland :). Would be a great trip for motorcyclists as well, the road is in very good condition.  more »
  • We drove north on this route from Larne on a sunny day. It was very beautiful. Lovely countryside plus plenty of places to stop for a picnic lunch.  more »
  • The Causeway Coastal Route is a lovely drive with loads of great views and small towns to travel through. Such a contrast between the coastal views on one side as you travel along and the rural countr...  more »
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  • We flew into Belfast, had 3 nights then hired a car from Europcar and drove for the day stopping at the major tourists sites and having an overnight stop outside Londonderry. Returned the car to the airport the next day before flying home. Wouldn't change a second of it. Brilliant!
  • Magnificent views. Gorgeous
  • Stunning! Recommending at least 3 days.
  • Best road in the country for a relaxing ride on a motorcycle
  • A little disappointing after so much publicity. Thought it was something much better. Prices a bit too expensive if not a Trust member. Advise to go early due to parking and crowding.

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Where to stay in Bushmills

B&Bs and family inns line High Street, which dominates this quaint town. For luxury and views of the surrounding countryside, consider the Bushmills Golf Resort area. The area's attractions are centrally located or easily reached from the center, so hotel accommodations in this area are both convenient and scenic.
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