Giant's Causeway Bed and Breakfast Attractions

Giant’s CausewayGiant’s Causeway (6 miles from Giant's Causeway to our Bed and Breakfast)
Northern Ireland’s top tourist attraction and UNESCO World Heritage site, the world famous Gaint’s Causeway displays formations of unusual six sided basalt columns and a wealth of local and natural history. The Giant’s Causeway is open all year round for visitors and has some of the most beautiful coastal walks in Ireland.  The cost is £8.50 per adult entrance to the visitors centre and parking. However, you may park elsewhere and you can enter the Giant's Causeway rock formations for free.  There is no charge to visit to main site and basalt columns.   You may ask me when making a reservation for bed and breakfast how you can access this attraction for free. You may visit here any time, however to avoid crowds during peak season go first thing in the morning or after 6pm.

 

Dunluce CastleDunluce Castle (5 miles from Dunluce Castle to Valley View Bed and Breakfast)
Clingling fast onto a dramatic cliff-top, Dunluce is thought to be the most romantic and picturesque Castle in Ireland dating back to the 14th Century. This is open all year except Christmas.  April-Sept 10.00am - 6.00pm.  Oct - Mar 10.00am - 4.00 pm.  Admission approximately £5.00

 

Carrick-A-Rede Rope BridgeCarrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge (12 miles from Carrick-A-Rede rope bridge to Valley View Bed and Breakfast)
Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge offers visitors a unique experience to traverse a 30m deep and 20m wide chasm by a rope bridge over the sea that was traditionally erected by salmon fishermen. Visitors can enjoy an exhilarating coastal walk with views across to Rathlin Island as well as amazing flora, fauna and bird life. Carrick-A-Rede is open all year.

  • Adult: £5.60  Child: £2.90  Family: £14.00.  
  • Open 9.00 am - 7.30 pm until 31 Aug (last admission 45 before).
  • 1 Sept - 13 Oct - 9.00 am - 6.00 pm (last admission 45 before)  

  

 

Old Bushmills DistilleryOld Bushmills Distillery (4 miles from Old Bushmills Distillery to Valley View Bed and Breakfast)
Experience the unique whiskey making tradition at Ireland’s oldest working distillery, granted a royal licence to distil in 1608. Admission:  £7.50 adults, £6.00 seniors/students, £3.50 child(8-17 years)

Opening times:  Mar-Oct 31   9.15am - 4.00pm          Nov-Feb  10.00am - 3.30pm

 

Royal Portrush Golf CourseRoyal Portrush Golf Course (8 miles from Royal Portrush Golf Course to Valley View Bed and Breakfast)
Founded in 1888, Royal Portrush Gold Club has established a reputation as one of the world’s top links course and is currently one of Ireland’s premier tournament venues.  Senior Open is hopefully coming here in 2019.

 

The Dark HedgesThe Dark Hedges (8 miles from The Dark Hedges to Valley View Bed & Breakfast)
This is a beautiful avenue of beech trees planted by the Stuart family in the eighteenth century.  It was intended as a compelling landscape feature to impress visitors as they approached the entrance to their Georgian mansion, Gracehill House. Two centuries later, the trees remain a magnificent sight and have become one of the most photographed natural phenomena in Northern Ireland. Free admission

 

Mussenden TempleMussenden Temple (25 minutes drive from Mussenden Temple to Valley View Bed + Breakfast)
Close to the edge of a sheer drop stands the beautiful 18th Century folly, Mussenden Temple, originally inspired by the Tivoli Temple of Vesta.

 

White Rocks BeachBeaches (many beaches the closest is 5 miles away from Valley View Bed and Breakfast)
Portballintrae, White Park Bay, White Rocks, Portrush west and east strand, Portstewart all have beautiful beaches for enjoying a walk.

 

PortbraddenPortbradden  

Beautiful little harbour before White Park Bay beach.  It has the smallest church in Ireland (St Gobbins) well worth a visit.

 

 

Ballintoy HarbourBallintoy Harbour

Some of the sets were filmed here for Game of Thrones.  Beautiful little harbour.

 

Glenariff Forest ParkGlenariff Forest Park (45 minutes by car to Glenariff Forest Park from Valley View Bed and Breakfast)
Spectacular glen walks and waterfalls await you at Glenariff Forest Park whose scenic paths and trails lead through tranquil woods and up to magnificent mountain viewpoints.

 

Local Activities

(only a short drive from Valley View Country House Bed & Breakfast)

WalkingWalking
Beautiful walks on the coast – we have maps and details of these walks. You can walk from The Giant’s Causeway to Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge on the cliff path. More information is available from Walk Northern Ireland.

 

GolfingGolfing
Royal Portrush, Portstewart, Castlerock, Ballycastle all within a short drive.

 

Horse RidingHorse Riding
Portrush and Armoy have pony trekking.

 

FishingFishing
The River Bush runs past the bottom of our land.

 

Water SportsWater Sports
On the River Bann only 6 miles away.  Surf schools at Portrush and Portstewart - You can go for 2 hour sessions with local professionals.

East Strand Portrush - Summer activities - Surf School (best to reserve)

 

TennisTennis
Tennis courts in Coleraine and Portrush.

 

Ten Pin BowlingTen Pin Bowling
In Coleraine only 6 miles away.  Jet Centre

 

SwimmingSwimming Pools
Coleraine, Ballymoney and Portrush (10 minutes by car).  Waterworld Portrush is open during July and August