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Giant's Causeway, Bushmills

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#1 of 191 in Parks in Northern Ireland
Must see · World heritage site · Geologic Formation · Landmark
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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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  • We had a fine afternoon at the Giant’s Causeway and the views were spectacular. There are basically two walking paths one along the coast close to the rock formations and one along the ridge looking.....  more
    We had a fine afternoon at the Giant’s Causeway and the views were spectacular. There are basically two walking paths one along the coast close to the rock formations and one along the ridge looking.....  more »
  • We visited The Giants Causeway on a sunny November afternoon. I had been wanting to come here for so long & was totally blown away by the scenery, not to mention the Causeway itself. It was truly a... 
    We visited The Giants Causeway on a sunny November afternoon. I had been wanting to come here for so long & was totally blown away by the scenery, not to mention the Causeway itself. It was truly a...  more »
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  • Amazing place, great walk a little harder in some points but absolutely worth the view.
  • Well worth a visit. Very nice walk. A bit busy at times but not too crazy

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