Walks and Walking Trails Map

Walks and Walking Trails along the northern coast of Northern Ireland, the Causeway Coast. More information on each of the locations plotted on the map below can be found in a list below the map.  Alternatively, tap a marker on the map to view information about the location.

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The Giants Causeway - Causeway Coast of Northern Ireland

The Giants Causeway

Welcome to one of the most amazing places on the planet... The Giants Causeway. The Causeway comprises of thousands of mostly hexagonal stones stepping gently into the sea. They were formed either by the geological processes within an ancient volcano... or... the giants of legend who stomped and battled along the coast... Visit The Giants Causeway
Benone Strand - Causeway Coast of Northern Ireland

Benone Strand

Benone Strand is one of the most popular beaches of the Causeway Coast not only for visitors but for locals alike. The Benone Strand is seven miles of golden soft sandy beach with spectacular views of Benevenagh mountain and Donegal. There is Lough Foyle and Magilligan Point in one direction with Downhill and Mussenden Temple in the opposite. Visit Benone Strand
Carrick a Rede - Causeway Coast of Northern Ireland

Carrick a Rede

Carrick a Rede Rope Bridge is a rope bridge close to Ballintoy in Northern Ireland. It is an amazing and terrifying experience. Cross the 20 meter suspension bridge over a gorge onto a small island as salmon fishermen have been doing for over 350 years... Visit Carrick a Rede
Downhill Beach - Causeway Coast of Northern Ireland

Downhill Beach

Downhill Beach is the start of a 7 mile beach which stretches from the base of the cliffs below Mussenden Temple to the far western point of the Causeway Coast at Magilligan Point including Benone Strand. Watch out for trains heading along the coast and through the tunnel in the cliffside. Visit Downhill Beach
Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House - Causeway Coast of Northern Ireland

Downhill Demesne

Downhill Demesne which is sometimes simply referred to as Downhill House is an amazing 18th century mansion built by the eccentric Earl Bishop. Beautifully set within open grounds it is the perfect place for a day trip. Bring a picnic and enjoy the sheltered gardens of Hezlett House. Visit Downhill Demesne
Dunluce Castle - Causeway Coast of Northern Ireland

Dunluce Castle

Dunluce Castle is located on the sheer cliffs east of Portrush along the Causeway Coast towards the Giants Causeway. It was built sometime between the 1400s and 1600s and was one of the finest castles on the Coast. Visit Dunluce Castle
Giants Causeway and Bushmills Railway - Causeway Coast of Northern Ireland

Giants Causeway and Bushmills Railway

The Giants Causeway and Bushmills Railway leaves from just outside Bushmills Village on its 20 minute journey of 2 miles to and from the Giants Causeway, along the track bed of what used to be the Giant's Causeway Tram. The diesel locomotive runs 4 times a day between 11am and 2.30pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Children, in particular, love being on the train. Visit Giants Causeway and Bushmills Railway
Magilligan - Causeway Coast of Northern Ireland


Magilligan is an area of both historic and conservational significance. The Martello Tower at Magilligan Point is an example of the small defensive forts which were built as a defence against a possible attack from the forces of Napoleon during the 19th Century. Magilligan Beach is one of the most studied coastal landforms in the region. Visit Magilligan
Mountsandel Fort - Causeway Coast of Northern Ireland

Mountsandel Fort

Located in the middle of the gorgeous Mountsandel Forest is the the remains of Mountsandel Fort. The Fort is a State Care Historic Monument which dates back to seven thousand BC and the early Mesolithic and Iron Ages. It sits on the edge of a steep river bluff which falls into the River Bann. Visit Mountsandel Fort
Mussenden Temple - Causeway Coast of Northern Ireland

Mussenden Temple

Mussenden Temple is one of those places you never forget. The temple itself is magnificent and sits on one of the most amazing locations in Ireland. The Earl Bishop used it as his library. Visit Mussenden Temple
Portrush - Causeway Coast of Northern Ireland


Portrush is a fun loving seaside town that grew from a small fishing village into a very popular holiday destination for Northern Ireland locals and those from all around the world. It has been in vogue since Victorian times. Portrush has beautiful beaches filled with friendly people and tons of activities for people of all ages. Visit Portrush
Portstewart Strand - Causeway Coast of Northern Ireland

Portstewart Strand

Known as one of the most visited spectacular and pristine beaches in Northern Ireland the two miles of golden sand Portstewart Strand is protected by the National Trust in honour of its historical significance and inherent beauty as well as to protect the native wildlife, wild flora, fauna, grasslands and dunes. Visit Portstewart Strand
Runkerry Bushfoot Strand - Causeway Coast of Northern Ireland

Runkerry Bushfoot Strand

Runkerry Strand is a spectacular 500m long 80m wide sandy beach facing north west. This gloriously positioned beach is located beyond Bushfoot Golf Club and is easily accessible via the Portballintrae end of the beach. A beautiful walking path along the tramway offers spectacular views of the north Atlantic. Visit Runkerry Bushfoot Strand