Travel Blogs from Ballintoy, United Kingdom

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Stunning, Ballintoy, United Kingdom travel blog

Stunning

A travel blog entry by janetanne

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... nbsp;The causeway coastal route is rated one of the top 5 road trips worldwide. Not surprising. Thursday we went for a great drive to Ballintoy then on to Cushendun.   Friday I had to arise at 4.20am to head to the airport as Donnach had to ...

Northern Ireland and NW Rebublic of Ireland, All over Ireland and Northern Ireland, Ireland travel blog

Northern Ireland and NW Rebublic of Ireland

A travel blog entry by pckujawa

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... we switched roles the next day so that the others could visit the causeway as well). From the causeway, we backtracked to Ballintoy (near Ballycastle) to find our accomodation for the night, the Sheep Island View Hostel. The girls cooked up a delicious ...

Stunning, awesome, breathtaking, Ballintoy, United Kingdom travel blog

Stunning, awesome, breathtaking

A travel blog entry by janetanne

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Adam and I flew into Belfast on Monday morning 2nd Sept picked up our hire car and made for Ballintoy. Once again I have been absolutely blessed with the generosity of my gorgeous friend Donnach and his lovely family. It is so beautiful here and so ...

Aontroim - Solitary Farm, Antrim Coast, United Kingdom travel blog

Aontroim - Solitary Farm

A travel blog entry by neason

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aka. most beautiful place in the world. i don't think thats overstating it much, and i'm definitely qualified to make that statement! we got back on the bus bright and early and drove up the coast to dunluce castle. it was a really beautiful day which ...

Ballintoy, Ballintoy, Ireland travel blog

Ballintoy

A travel blog entry by lnlineurope

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Causeway, Ballintoy, United Kingdom travel blog

Causeway

A travel blog entry by leann-robyn

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... , we braved the windy rain and jogged our way through. It was worth it. We boarded the Coastal Cruiser from Belfast to Ballintoy. This was, undoubtedly the worst bus experience of our trip so far. To summarize without detailing, we fell victim to the ...

Climbing on the rope bridge, Ballintoy, United Kingdom travel blog

Climbing on the rope bridge

A travel blog entry by big_red_truck

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Giants Causeway, Ballintoy, United Kingdom travel blog

Giants Causeway

A travel blog entry by goofballs

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One of the worlds most amazing natural wonders.. 8th wonder of the world so they say. Jared:  No words can describe it.  But will upload the pictures when we can.. :)   That will say it all.   Was a nice hike and amazing ...

And on the seventh day.. it rained.., Ballintoy, United Kingdom travel blog

And on the seventh day.. it rained..

A travel blog entry by goofballs

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Jared: We finally experienced some of the irish rain..   To bad we had to cross a rope bridge over a deep chasm while we did..  The view from the hostel was awesome and the hostel itself was very nice.  We meet up with a guy from the ...

Viewing some Sheeps ..and Islands.., Ballintoy, United Kingdom travel blog

Viewing some Sheeps ..and Islands..

A travel blog entry by goofballs

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Off to the hostel.. Susan: The hostel is run by Seamus and Josephine McShane, can you get any more Irish than that. Obviously, as they actually iron the sheets and pillow cases. The hostel was in view of Sheep's Island so named as it had only enough ...

Creaky creaky Carrick-A-Rede, Ballintoy, United Kingdom travel blog

Creaky creaky Carrick-A-Rede

A travel blog entry by dkjohansen

Derry done it was time to move on down the road past giants causeway and onto carrick-a-rede rope bridge. The journey was very plesent and we soon arrived at the rope bridge. As we wereabout to enter the car park we noticed a wee hut and a guy and we ...

Windy much?, Carrick-A-Rede, United Kingdom travel blog

Windy much?

A travel blog entry by michaelbuckland

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The Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland, Ballintoy, United Kingdom travel blog

The Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland

A travel blog entry by gurus

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An easy 3 hour drive after school Friday and back in time for Karate on Sunday morning. Stayed in the Sheeps Ireland View Hostel and ate at Fergusens pub. Stunning views; all the way to ...

Mothering Sunday, Ballintoy, United Kingdom travel blog

Mothering Sunday

A travel blog entry by latestarter

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We had booked a table at the Bushmills Hotel, Bushmills which was just as well because we wouldn't have got a table otherwise. Before lunch we drove along the Antrim Coast Road and visited Ballycastle with it's pretty coloured houses and the ...

Coastal causeway, Moyle, United Kingdom travel blog

Coastal causeway

A travel blog entry by caldwell5

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Have done a circle today from Derry to Ballycastle via Omagh. Visited the Ulster American Folk Park. This depicted the journey of the Irish emigrants to the New World. Very well done with different types of houses, a village and people in character ...

Field trip the the North, Ballintoy, United Kingdom travel blog

Field trip the the North

A travel blog entry by doshaughnessy

... lot of cool things on this trip. First, once we crossed the border into Northern Ireland, which is a part of the United Kingdom, we stopped at an organisation called Intertrade Ireland. The purpose of this organisation was to promote trade and cooperation ...

Dunseverick Castle, Dunseverick, United Kingdom travel blog

Dunseverick Castle

A travel blog entry by nahury1

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Not much left of this castle. Just a quick stop on the road out to the rope bridge. ...

Ballintoy- Small but Sweet!, Ballintoy, United Kingdom travel blog

Ballintoy- Small but Sweet!

A travel blog entry by rebecca.taylor

... being dropped at our hotel (yes hotel I tell you!) So the driver dropped the four of us off in this tiny town called Ballintoy. Population 150 people and one street. It was so cute and quaint and we were all thrilled to be there. We got the ...

15 Minutes of Fame, Ballintoy, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom travel blog

15 Minutes of Fame

A travel blog entry by raniroo

... paddywagon (the new one was too) and coming to welcome us to Ireland and say hello, we pulled into a little hostel in Ballintoy, a representative of the Northern Ireland Tourist Board met us at the pub and we were treated to a free bar, to apologise for ...

Trip north round 2, Ballintoy, United Kingdom travel blog

Trip north round 2

A travel blog entry by doshaughnessy

... , but instead went to Carrick-a-Rede and toured the Crumlin Road Gaol. Carrick-a-Rede is a rope bridge that isn't too far from Ballintoy and it crosses over to a small island. It's located in an area with great scenery and the bridge itself was exciting ...

Day Thirteen, Ballintoy, United Kingdom travel blog

Day Thirteen

A travel blog entry by loganriddick

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Went out to Coleraine to get some groceries and then spent a couple hours at the Giant's Causeway. Then a massive fog rolled in and now I'm back at the hostel. I trekked out to the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge to see what it's like when there is fog ...

Belfast to Ballintoy, Ballintoy, United Kingdom travel blog

Belfast to Ballintoy

A travel blog entry by banshee

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Co Antrim Belfast to Ballintoy via Antrim, Ballymena and Bushmill The eve of the 12th of July; we had to skip our scheduled Bushmill wiskey brewry due to a high jacking and burning of an empty tourist bus. turned out to be one of our tour company bus, and ...

31 Miles of Breathtaking Scenery, Ballintoy, United Kingdom travel blog

31 Miles of Breathtaking Scenery

A travel blog entry by mikeandbridget

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*We could talk about this race for days, but for the sake of keeping the blog up-to-date, we've written a quick summary with LOTS of pictures. We'll update the post at a later date with full synopsis. Race morning started later than usual... a 1:00pm ...

Day Fourteen, Ballintoy, United Kingdom travel blog

Day Fourteen

A travel blog entry by loganriddick

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Headed to White Park Bay to chill on the lovely beach! Tanned some but didn't swim since the water was freezing. Met a local named Helen and her friend Laura, her sister Kee (?) and Kee's boyfriend Ryan. I borrowed their skim board and talked with them ...

Phenomenal scenery in the Sun & I drove!!, Ballintoy, United Kingdom travel blog

Phenomenal scenery in the Sun & I drove!!

A travel blog entry by bevin

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... with the weather - crisp sunny day!!   Next stop, lunch!  it was almost 2:30!  and of course, the Pubs in Ballintoy? one closed for the day and the other full of a busload of tour folk with a waiter who simply wasn't into his job - ...

Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge, Ballintoy, United Kingdom travel blog

Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge

A travel blog entry by nahury1

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A rope bridge roughly 80-ft above the water. ...

Glens of Antrim and Falls of Glenariff, Ballintoy, United Kingdom travel blog

Glens of Antrim and Falls of Glenariff

A travel blog entry by latestarter

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Last day and we had another lovely drive along the Antrim Coast Road and through the Glens of Antrim.  We stopped at the Falls of Glenariff and did a 3k walk to view the waterfalls.  We had the place to ourselves because we arrived ...

A Whistle Stop Tour of the Antrim Coast, Ballintoy, United Kingdom travel blog

A Whistle Stop Tour of the Antrim Coast

A travel blog entry by latestarter

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We braved the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge that was swaying in the wind then took off to the Giant's Causeway where we enjoyed exploring the site before having a wonderful scone in the cafe. We then lunched in Portstewart, overlooking the Donegall ...

Giant's Causeway, Giant's Causeway, United Kingdom travel blog

Giant's Causeway

A travel blog entry by mjbyrne10

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A Tour of Belfast and Finding our Accommodation, Ballintoy, United Kingdom travel blog

A Tour of Belfast and Finding our Accommodation

A travel blog entry by latestarter

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... the Antrim Coast, Rathlin Island and over to the Mull of Kintyre in Scotland. We visited the Carrick-a-Rede Hotel, a short distance away in Ballintoy for dinner.  Although we were the only diners, the food was superb and the portions colossal.  ...

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