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The famous Causeway Coast is one of the most scenic areas of outstanding natural beauty in the UK, and attracts thousands of visitors to Northern Ireland every year. The Causeway Coastal Route is one of the most-loved road trips that the world has to offer and by hiring a camper van or motorhome from Causeway Campers you can experience its exhilarating scenic charms in style. We can help you put together the perfect itinerary for your trip around Northern Ireland. Lets take a look at some of the regions most-cherished destinations to get you started.

Surf breaks around ireland

BOARD GAMES – A Guide to Surfing Ireland

Surfing was once characterized by flaxen-haired Adonis-types carving up waves in California, Hawaii, or similarly sun-kissed exotics climes.Had you suggested Ireland as a global surfing hotspot…well, that would have been attributed to suffering a few too many knocks to the head during wipeouts.   But times have changed.The Emerald Isle is now rightfully recognized as […]

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PARK UP, SNUGGLE DOWN

The beauty of a campervan or motorhome is that you get to choose where to stop for the might. However, if you prefer to park up in an official site here are a few helpful suggestions in the Causeway Coast area.   Sites under the control of the Causeway Coast and Glens Council include:   […]

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Van-tastic way to see the sights

MUSSENDUN IS A MUST SEE

Built in 1785 as a summer library and modelled on the Temple of Vesta in Italy, it provides stunning views along the coast and across to Donegal. Mussendun bears the inscription: ‘Tis pleasant, safely to behold from shore. The rolling ship, and hear the tempest roar’.   The beach below was another location used extensively […]

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RATHLIN OFFERS A BIRDS EYE VIEW

Rathlin Island is a tranquil and picturesque six-miles long, one mile wide inhabited island (population under 100) across the Sea of Moyle from Ballycastle. Just 15-miles from Scotland’s Mull Of Kintyre, the ferry to Rathlin is always popular, especially with enthusiasts visiting the island’s renowned RSPB Seabird sanctuary.   In 1306 King of Scotland Robert […]

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FOLLOW IN ST PATRICK’S FOOTSTEPS

Casting a shadow over the landscape near the town of Ballymena is Slemish Mountain. A volcanic plug, it has more than its fair share of myth and legend. Pirates who slaughtered his family brought St Patrick, Patron Saint of Ireland, to Slemish as a young man. Sold into slavery, he tended sheep here for six years. Open […]

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PICTURE PERFECT @ THE DARK HEDGES

The Dark Hedges is one of Ireland’s most photographed natural phenomena. An atmospheric avenue of inter-twined beech trees originally planted by the Stuart family in the 18th century to impress visitors to their ancestral home, Gracehill House. One of many locations in Northern Ireland used for HBO’s critically acclaimed series Game Of Thrones. But be […]

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THE GLASS IS ALWAYS HALF FULL @ BUSHMILLS DISTILLERY

Old Bushmills Distillery attracts thousands of visitors from all over world every year and, despite the end of tour hospitality tipples, it’s said some of them even managed to leave sober. The oldest licensed whiskey distillery in Ireland (opened in 1608) you will get a unique insight into the process that creates this special spirit […]

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HAUNTED HAPPENINGS AT DUNLUCE

Perched precariously on a cliff top above the raging Atlantic Ocean clings Dunluce Castle, one of Ireland’s most iconic images. Dating back to the 14th century, Dunluce overlooks Royal Portrush Golf Club and has a rich history of occupation and siege. Richard de Burgh, Sorley Boy MacDonnell, Sir John Perrott, and its last resident Randall […]

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COURAGE REQUIRED AT CARRICK-A-REDE

Suspended across a 20-metre chasm between the mainland and the tiny island of Carrick (with a 30-metre drop to the water below) at Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge the choice is yours. Admire from afar the ingenuity of the fishermen who for 350-years used it to reach their salmon nets, or pluck up the courage to have […]

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LAND OF THE GIANTS

Science tells us The Giant’s Causeway’s 40,000 stunning six-sided basalt columns and formations are the result of volcanic activity. But we know better! At Causeway Campers we’d rather believe the legend that local giant Finn MacCool created the world famous tourist attraction (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) so he could cross the sea for his […]

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