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Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2024 Lands in Ballycastle: Explore Top Local Attractions and Businesses

tourism tourism events visit causeway coast and glens Jul 02, 2024
Visit Ballycastle - Visit Causeway Coast & Glens

Northern Ireland will host a leg of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2024 for the first time when the breathtaking global event heads to Ballycastle this July.

With the event free to the public, the beautiful Causeway Coast will be the backdrop as the world’s best cliff divers battle it out on the fourth stop of the series.

When visiting Ballycastle, make sure to explore these must-see attractions and businesses:

  1. Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge: A short drive from Ballycastle, this iconic rope bridge offers stunning views and an exhilarating experience crossing to a small island.

  2. Giant’s Causeway: Just a few miles away, this UNESCO World Heritage Site features unique hexagonal basalt columns formed by ancient volcanic activity.

  3. Rathlin Island: Take a ferry to this beautiful island to explore its rugged landscapes, unique wildlife, and the famous Rathlin West Light Seabird Centre.

  4. Ballycastle Beach: Enjoy a relaxing day on this beautiful sandy beach with views of the Mull of Kintyre.

  5. Ballycastle Golf Club: For golf enthusiasts, this scenic course provides a challenging game with stunning coastline views.

  6. The Dark Hedges: A short drive away, this iconic avenue of beech trees has gained fame as a filming location for Game of Thrones.

  7. Sea Haven Therapy: Unwind with a relaxing massage or holistic therapy session at this tranquil wellness centre.

  8. Morton's Fish & Chips: Treat yourself to some of the best fish and chips in Northern Ireland at this popular local eatery.

  9. O'Connor's Bar & Restaurant Ballycastle : Enjoy a pint of Guinness, and some live traditional Irish music at this lively pub in the heart of Ballycastle.

  10. Thyme & Co Café: Start your day with a delicious breakfast or brunch at this cosy café, known for its great coffee and homemade treats.

  11. Fullerton Arms: A welcoming pub and restaurant offering hearty meals and a warm atmosphere, just a short drive from Ballycastle.

  12. Marine Hotel: This seafront hotel offers stunning views, excellent dining, and convenient access to local attractions.

  13. The Dessert Bar: Satisfy your sweet tooth at this delightful spot, which offers a range of delicious desserts, from homemade cakes to artisanal ice cream.

  14. Anzac Restaurant: Savour delicious, hearty meals in a cosy, welcoming setting, perfect for any occasion.

And there's so much more on offer in Ballycastle and the surrounding areas. From scenic hikes along the Causeway Coast to exploring quaint villages and hidden gems, visitors will enjoy many activities and attractions.

Whether you're into outdoor adventures, historical sites, or simply savouring the local cuisine, Ballycastle and its surroundings provide an unforgettable experience for every traveller.

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