Right on Our Doorstep

Local Attractions Near Portballintrae

Our two holidays houses in Portballintrae are perfectly situated on the Causeway Coast. It's possible to walk to the Giants Causeway and many other local attractions are just a short drive or cycle away.

Giant's Causeway

Visit N. Ireland's only UNESCO World Heritage Site. It's basalt columns are perfect for families to climb on, but watch out for the waves!
  • Great for Families

  • 10mins (car)
  • 20mins (cycling)
  • 40mins (walking)

Rathlin Island

Rathlin Island is well known for its wildlife. Relaxing seals and incredible birds (including puffins) are popular with visitors.
  • Great for Nature Lovers

  • 25mins to ferry (car)
  • 1.5hrs to ferry (cycling)

Ballintoy Harbour

If you're a fan of HBO's Game of Thrones then you'll recognise Ballintoy Harbour as it's been used for exterior Pyke shots and as the Iron Islands.
  • Great for Game of Thrones Fans

  • 20mins (car)
  • 1hr (cycling)
  • 3hr (walking)

The Royal Portrush

Hosting The Open in 2019 The Royal Portrush is one of N. Ireland's most popular links courses.
  • Great for Golfers

  • 10mins (car)
  • 30mins (cycling)
  • 1.5hrs (walking)

Bushmills Distillery

Originally given a license in 1604, you can take a tour round the oldest working distillery in Ireland.
  • Great for Whiskey Lovers

  • 5mins (car)
  • 10mins (cycling)
  • 30mins (walking)

Whiterocks Beach

Awarded the Blue Flag Award again in 2015, Whiterocks Beach is popular with locals and visitors. And it is a popular spot for surfers.
  • Great for Surfers

  • 5mins (car)
  • 25mins (cycling)
  • 1hr (walking)

Local Attractions Maps

Book Your Stay

Enjoy a fantastic self catered stay, near the Giants Causeway. Email us to make your booking.

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