Do I need to book the Giants Causeway?

Ticket prices / parking So, entry to the Giant’s Causeway is free if you’re walking – however, if you want to park and/or go into the visitor centre, you pay for each person in your vehicle.

Where can I park for free at Giant’s Causeway?

Hike/walk to the Giant’s Causeway from Portballintrae, or from the Bushmills Heritage railway station where there is free parking (note that car parking is only free at the Bushmills station, not the Giant’s Causeway terminus). This is a gorgeous beach and cliff top walk with the Giant’s Causeway as your goal.

Can you visit Giants Causeway for free?

Pedestrian acess to the Giant’s Causeway is free. However, if you wish to use any of the facilities at the site, including parking but excluding the Visitor Information Service, the visitor experience charge will apply.

Where in Northern Ireland is the Giant’s Causeway?

Giant’s Causeway, Irish Clochán an Aifir, promontory of basalt columns along 4 miles (6 km) of the northern coast of Northern Ireland. It lies on the edge of the Antrim plateau between Causeway Head and Benbane Head, some 25 miles (40 km) northeast of Londonderry.

Can you swim at Giants Causeway?

“There are rock pools at the tiny Dunseverick harbour where you can go swimming. It’s great for families because it’s more sheltered than the sea.

How long would you spend at the Giant’s Causeway?

How long do you need at Giant’s Causeway? Plan at least two hours. Explore the Grand Causeway, then move beyond. Four walking trails within the site provide hikes for all ages and abilities.

How do I avoid paying at Giants Causeway?

Firstly, if you are a walker/hiker, park in Portballintrae for free and walk around the coast or alongside the steam railway line to the Causeway. This is a nice walk. Just go then along the back of the Visitor Centre by The Causeway Hotel and turn left. Don’t pay the £8.50.

Is the rope bridge open?

The Rope Bridge is currently closed. The bridge will not reopen until all the necessary safety checks are complete. We do recognise how important it is for people to seek fresh air, space and nature and we have reopened the car park to allow visitors to enjoy this beautiful section of the Causeway Coast Way.

Can you walk on the Giants Causeway?

To walk onsite to the Giant’s Causeway Visitor Centre and Causeway Hotel, you can park in the nearby seaside village of Portballintrae and walk part of the Causeway Coast Way, (called the Yellow Trail on our maps) and then the Green Trail which links to the Red Trail.

Can dogs go to Giant’s Causeway?

Four-legged visitors can be sure of a five-star welcome with water bowls, tie-up spots and even home-made doggy treats on sale in the café. …

Do you have to book Portstewart Strand?

Parking: You don’t need to book but car parking space on the beach is limited. Contactless card payments only. Members park for free.

Are dogs allowed in Giants Causeway?

Where is the Causeway Coast in Northern Ireland?

The Causeway Coast and Glens is a holiday destination on the north coast of Northern Ireland. Forming part of the iconic Causeway Coastal Route drive, the area is home to famous attractions such as The Giant’s Causeway, as well as beaches, forests, tours, trails and adventurous experiences.

How is the visitor centre at the causeway?

The energy efficient building boasts a number of exhibition areas and a grass roof with 360 degree views of the Causeway coastline. This is where the science and the stories come to life. Explore the interactive spaces, watch Finn McCool on the big screen and unlock the secrets of this inspirational landscape.

When was the giant’s Causeway Visitor Centre built?

In 2012 the new architecturally designed bespoke Giant’s Causeway Visitor centre opened, replacing the original building built in 1986 when UNESCO added the Giant’s Causeway to its coveted list of exceptional interest and universal sites value. The new centre is the gateway to the famous Giant’s Causeway, semi-hidden in the hillside.

Who are the organisations involved in the causeway?

The organisations participating in Causeway are: The Probation Board for Northern Ireland has access to the criminal record via the Causeway Criminal Record Viewer and a subset of information relating to relevant cases via the Causeway Viewer.