Often described as the Eighth Wonder of the World, the Giant's Causeway is located along the scenic Causeway Costal Route, approximately an hours drive from Ballygally Castle.
The Giant's Causeway is renowned for its polygonal columns of layered basalt and is steeped in myth and legend that intrigues both adults and children a like. According to legend, the columns are the remains of a causeway built by the Irish giant Fionn mac Cumhaill (Finn MacCool) who was challenged to a fight by the Scottish giant Benandonner. Fionn accepted the challenge and built the causeway across the North Channel so that the two giants could meet!!
When visiting the Giant's Causeway guests can enjoy the interactive exhibition in the state of the art Visitor Experience Centre before heading out to the stones to identify the distinctive formations and enjoy a stroll by the coast. Once you have visited, you will quickly see why it has become Ireland’s top tourist attraction!!
When visiting the iconic Giant’s Causeway site make Ballygally Castle your base from which to explore the Antrim coastline. Search for best available rates here.
For more information on the Giant's Causeway please visit www.causewaycoastandglens.com/Giants-Causeway