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IrelandWelcome to our page of information, attractions and places of interest around Portrush. The Portrush hotels listed below are either in the town or we have given a rough guide as to how far they are from Portrush. Northern Ireland is a land of blue mountains and deep forests, lakes, windswept moors and white Atlantic sands. The scenic beauty and the variety of the landscape make Northern Ireland a great place to explore. We hope you enjoy your stay and find your ideal accommodation from our list of Portrush hotels.

Portrush is built on a peninsula with panoramic views to Donegal, Dunluce Castle and the Giants Causeway headland, with two exceptional beaches and excellent coastal walks. The stretch of water between Curran Strand and the Skerries - a ring of small uninhabited islands, is known as the 'Skerry Roads' and for centuries has offered relatively sheltered anchorage from passing Atlantic storms.

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Visitor attractions and information - Portrush

Giant's Causeway Visitor Centre

Attractions Giant's Causeway Visitor Centre, 44 Causeway Road, Bushmills BT57 8SU - Tel: 028-2073-1855. Northern Ireland's most popular tourist destination, this large stretch of staircase-shaped rocks is a geological freak, the result of cooled lava from volcanic eruptions that took place over 65 million years ago. About 3 miles northeast of Portrush.

Giant's Causeway

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Attractions Carrick-a-Rede bridge, near Ballycastle, is a swinging rope bridge spanning an 800 feet wide chasm connecting the main land to the Carrick-a-Rede island which is used by fishermen. The bridge crossing is quite thrilling and not for the faint hearted! It is open between the months of April and September. About 7 miles northeast of Portrush.

Carrick-a-Rede bridge

Attractions Old Bushmills Distillery, Bushmills, Co. Antrim Tel: 028 2073-3218. The Old Bushmills Distillery is devoted to the production of Single Malt Irish Whiskey. It is the world’s oldest licensed whiskey distillery having received its licence to distil in 1608 by James 1of England. An exceptional aspect of The Old Bushmills Distillery is the fact that distilling, blending, maturation and bottling are all carried out under one roof. www.bushmills.com. About 5 miles east of Portrush.

Old Bushmills Distillery

Attractions Dunluce Castle, near Portrush. This late-medieval and 17th-century castle is dramatically sited on a headland dropping sheer into the sea on the north Antrim Coast. For information on visits to Dunluce Castle, please contact EHS (Environment and Heritage Service) on Tel: 028 20 73 1938. There is an entrance gate from the car-park into sloping mainland court which is linked to the main buildings on the rock by a narrow footbridge. There are some modern surfaces but there are also areas of original paving and cobbles, which will make access to parts of the site difficult for wheelchair-users. About 2 miles east of Portrush.

Dunluce Castle

Attractions Downhill Castle, Mussenden Temple, Bishop’s Gate & Black Glen, 107 Sea Road, Castlerock, BT51 4TW - Tel: 028 7084 8728. Set on a stunning and wild headland with fabulous cliff top walks and views over Ireland’s north coast is the landscaped estate of Downhill, laid out in the late 18th century by the eccentric Earl and Bishop, Frederick Hervey. Estate includes ruins, mausoleum, beautiful gardens and the renowned Mussenden Temple perched on the cliff edge which is available for private hire. About 4 miles west of Coleraine.

Downhill Castle

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Portrush Hotels

Causeway Coast Hotel
36 Ballyreagh Road
Co Antrim
Northern Ireland BT56 8LR

Portrush Hotel. Located one mile from Royal Portrush Golf course on the coast road between Portrush and Portstewart, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and within easy reach of the Giant's Causeway, Bushmills Distillery, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge and Dunluce Castle.
Contact: Clare Kelly
Tel : +44 (0)28 7082 2435
Fax : +44 (0)28 7082 4495
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