Official tourism website for Visit Derry
En

Giant's Causeway - National Trust

Gradings

  • Five Star Quality Assurance
Five Star Quality Assurance

Awards

  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2021
44 Causeway Road, Bushmills, County Antrim, BT57 8SU
Giant's Causeway - National Trust

Book Tickets Online

About

Flanked by the wild North Atlantic Ocean and a landscape of dramatic cliffs, the Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland's first UNESCO Heritage Site is a geological wonder and home to a wealth of history and legend. The 40,000 basalt stone columns left by volcanic eruptions 60 million years ago, has captured the imagination of all who see it.

Recognised as one of Northern Ireland’s most precious landscapes is cared for by the National Trust, a registered conservation charity founded to protect beautiful and special places for ever, for everyone.

Explore a state-of-the-art interpretation within the award-winning Visitor Centre to unlock the mystery, myth and legend of this amazing place as it offers a unique glimpse into the wonder that is the Giant's Causeway. Discover the legend of the giant Finn McCool!

Visitors can explore the world-famous basalt columns distinctive stone formations accompanied by an experienced Ranger or follow the trails and enjoy spectacular coastal scenery with an innovative audio-guide or book our Cliff top Experience walk.

Tickets for the Visitor Experience (Pre-booking essential) includes access to:
The state-of-the-art Visitor Centre featuring an illuminating exhibition showcasing the stories and the science behind the Giant's Causeway.
Audio guide available in 11 languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, Polish and Portuguese.
Guided walk led by an experienced member of the National Trust team. (please contact Visitor Information for exact timings).
Retail area exclusive locally crafted products.
Tourist Information (please note this service at the centre is free to access)
Fully accessible toilets and a Changing Places facility for people with disabilities.
A grab and go style café.
Orientation Leaflet and Parking.

By choosing to visit a National Trust place you will be helping protect Northern Ireland’s natural and cultural heritage for present and future generations to enjoy.

Facilities

Attraction Facilities

  • Gift Shop
  • Guided Tours Available
  • Open Mondays
  • Open Sundays

Catering

  • Picnic Area
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Toilets

Leisure Facilities

  • Wifi

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted
  • Euros accepted

Travel & Trade

  • Family Discount

Add Giant's Causeway - National Trust to your Itinerary

Close window

Call direct on:

Tel+44 (0) 28 2073 1855

Map & Directions

Opening Times

* Stones and coastal path open daily from dawn until dusk.
Please see website for updates to opening hours of our Visitor Centre (Pre-Booking Essential)
See website for virtual tour.
Closed 24, 25 and 26 December.
Last admission to Visitor Centre is one hour before closing.

What's Nearby

  1. Bushmills Irish Whiskey is made at the oldest working licenced distillery, set on the…

    2.15 miles away
  2. Mussenden Temple is located in the beautiful surroundings of Downhill Demesne near…

    12.44 miles away
  3. Inishowen Maritime Museum & Planetarium is located at the Old Coast Guard station over…

    18.58 miles away
  1. Step into Seamus Heaney HomePlace and begin your journey through the life and literature…

    29.37 miles away
  2. The Doagh Visitor Centre provides a great variety of exhibitions telling the story of…

    32.67 miles away
  3. In the steep, wooded Glen of the Burntollet River, south-east of Derry/Londonderry, lies…

    33.43 miles away
  4. Opened in 2006, the IOSAS (Island Of Saints And Scholars) Celtic Prayer Garden is…

    34.38 miles away
  5. Wild Ireland is a unique wild animal sanctuary located on the Inishowen peninsula.

    34.78 miles away
  6. The Gasyard Heritage Centre incorporates a number of exhibitions including the Story of…

    35.44 miles away
  7. Since its launch in 2011 the Peace Bridge has become an integral part of the City’s…

    35.51 miles away
  8. Fashioned in neo-gothic style, the Guildhall is one of the most striking buildings in the…

    35.64 miles away
  9. The Tower Museum houses two permanent exhibitions The Story of Derry and An Armada…

    35.7 miles away
  10. The Visit Derry Pass is the Official Sightseeing ticket for the Walled City of…

    35.71 miles away
  11. St Columb's Hall is a Grade A listed building built in 1886, and located in Derry's City…

    35.72 miles away
  12. Derry~Londonderry is the only remaining completely walled city in Ireland and is one of…

    35.73 miles away
  13. Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) fosters a wide range of artistic, curatorial, and…

    35.81 miles away
Previous Next

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Directions from Town:Road: 2 miles from Bushmills. 11 miles from Coleraine, 13 miles from Ballycastle. Drive time - Belfast 1 hour 25 minutes, Londonderry/Derry 1 hour 10 minutes, Dublin 3 hours 45 minutes. Map and Sat Nav locations: Visitor Centre C944439; postcode BT57 8SU Park and Ride C94104 41034; postcode BT57 8SE Bus: Regular services available, some of these are seasonal. Ulsterbus Service 172; Goldline Service 221; Causeway Rambler Service 402; Open Top Causeway Coast Service 177; Antrim Coaster Service 252. For further details visit www.translink.co.uk Train: Regular services from Belfast or Londonderry/Derry to Coleraine then change to bus connection - Ulsterbus Service 172. Cycle: NCN93, visit www. cycleni.com or www.sustrans.org.uk

View Maps and Visitor Guides
View of what Derry-Londonderry has to offer and some of the best things to see and do during a visit.
E-newsletter sign up
Sign up for the Visit Derry newsletter for inspiration and travel tips.
Back to Top

Tourism Northern Ireland

Sign Video

Don't Miss