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Giant's Causeway, Bushmills

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#1 of 190 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 went early in the morning and it was absolutely delightful. The audio tour was a perfect mix of information and fable. Pictures do no justice to the actual stones. Its definitely worth stopping in. 
    We went early in the morning and it was absolutely delightful. The audio tour was a perfect mix of information and fable. Pictures do no justice to the actual stones. Its definitely worth stopping in.  more »
  • We drove here, after visiting the Dark Hedges. Free parking if you purchase tickets to visit this attraction. There is no way to view/visit the impressive rock formations without getting a ticket in.....  more
    We drove here, after visiting the Dark Hedges. Free parking if you purchase tickets to visit this attraction. There is no way to view/visit the impressive rock formations without getting a ticket in.....  more »
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  • Really a must visiting place. Can't say much.
  • Magnificent natural phenomena. A bucket list item ticked off. M

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