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Giant's Causeway, Bushmills

#1 of 184 in Parks in Northern Ireland
Must see · World heritage site · Geologic Formation · Landmark
Considered the country’s fourth-greatest natural wonder, World Heritage-listed Giant's Causeway is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, formed by ancient volcanic eruptions. Most of the columns are hexagonal, with the tallest rising 12 m (39 ft) into the air. Some of these rock structures, after several million years of weathering, resemble easily recognizable objects. These include the Organ, Giant’s Boot, Giant’s Eyes, and Camel’s Hump. Visit the area to see and photograph a wide variety of native seabirds, such as cormorants, redshanks, and razorbills. The weathered rocks shelter a number of rare and unusual plants, including sea spleenwort, sea fescue, and frog orchid. Stop by the visitor center for more information, souvenirs, and refreshments. A visit to Giant's Causeway represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Bushmills trip itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • This was one of the places i always wanted to visit, so as we got there we decided to join one of the guided tours, our guide was called Diana and she was very knowledgeable about the area mixing...  more »
  • We done a guided tour , the tour guide was very informative. We stopped off to see the caves in Larne. We stopped off at some of the Game of thrones filming locations, we saw the rope bridge...  more »
  • We had the guided tour, this gives you a great background on the history and mythology of the causeway. It was good fun and entertaining. Beautiful place.
  • The history!!!

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