Travel Blogs from Ballycastle, United Kingdom

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Hop on the Tourist Train, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

Hop on the Tourist Train

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Shot out of camping hell just as soon as we could (but not before 9am as that was when the office opened so we could get our deposit $ back from the bathroom key). Couldn't even manage to wash the breaky dishes as I didn't want to walk 5min to pay for ...

North coast of N. Ireland, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

North coast of N. Ireland

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... with some serious history in Derry, we decided to take in a little more nature on our way to our next stop of Ballycastle. We headed for the Giants Causeway on the north coast. The causeway is comprised of over 38,000 hexagonal columns that geologists ...

Happy Eurovision Day, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

Happy Eurovision Day

A travel blog entry by theb

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Not much news to report - running the hostel is fun, and everyone thinks I'm lovely for staying on and helping out. I went to Derry last weekend for a few days, which happened to coincide with Irish weather reverting to autumn rather than spring. I will ...

Ballycastle and the Glens of Antrim, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

Ballycastle and the Glens of Antrim

A travel blog entry by wandergal

grande festa al Castle ...

The Antrim Coastal Road (Rockstar Style), Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

The Antrim Coastal Road (Rockstar Style)

A travel blog entry by sianeth

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... were staying the night. We were advised to get food before we arrived as there wasn't much there (understatement!), so we stopped in Ballycastle, the nearest town. Now this was a Friday night, yet it was pretty dead. I don't know if Northern Irish people ...

St Briony of Ballycastle, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

St Briony of Ballycastle

A travel blog entry by theb

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... . Anyway, despite such grave injustices such as these, you will be pleased to know that I'm continuing on bravely, and am in Ballycastle which is up on the northern coast of Northern Ireland. I'd only planned to stay two nights but the lady who runs ...

Giant causeway & Rope brige, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

Giant causeway & Rope brige

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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The North #2, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

The North #2

A travel blog entry by jpandshaz

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Ballycastle would probably be a pretty quite seaside town for much of the year, but being mid-summer it was very busy when we arrived. After checking our bags into our hostel, which was right on the town's popular main beach, we walked along the water ...

Rathlin Island, Rathlin Island., Ireland travel blog

Rathlin Island

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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... due to work commitments. I, however, took the train as far as Portrush and then cycled along the north coast to Ballycastle. That trip alone actually deserves three or four days although it is only about 30 miles. The road passes through Bushmills, ...

McCausland's, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

McCausland's

A travel blog entry by kyajade

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Today we had a glorious sleep in! Nothing to do, and nowhere to be. It was amazing! We got up at almost midday, and the boys went to sort out the payment for the room, and do some washing while I Skyped my sister (although by the time we'd figured out ...

More Ballycastle, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

More Ballycastle

A travel blog entry by kyajade

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... wouldn't be able to meet up with us again. This was getting quite annoying, as it was pretty much the reason we came to Ballycastle, to meet Darren's family. Darren called her though, and got the number of a great aunt, that he called and arranged to meet ...

The beautiful northern coast, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

The beautiful northern coast

A travel blog entry by ajbronze11

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... is more of a horse or zebra than a dog. Massive weird noises when he yawns and just suspect full stop. We went to Ballycastle beach which was beautiful, high crashing waves, clear air, sand, stones, rocks and a view of Raithlin Island plus Scotland way ...

Black Cabs, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

Black Cabs

A travel blog entry by kyajade

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... overate there! One between two would've been plenty! Then we headed into the city to check out the bus times to get to Ballycastle. We spent a little while trying to figure out how to get to there, as it was a Sunday and there weren't any buses running! ...

Our Route In Ireland, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

Our Route In Ireland

A travel blog entry by marklattanzi

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Leaving Ireland Tomorrow Morning For Scotland - the Kintyre Peninsula. Here's our route through Ireland. ...

Giant's Causeway, Balintoy, Ireland travel blog

Giant's Causeway

A travel blog entry by aubdaub

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AMAZING!! I was not prepared to witness something so magnificant, so huge from such a small country. I did a 5 hour hike all along the coast, most of which with my jaw on the grass. So ...

Dundalk & Carlingford to Ballycastle, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

Dundalk & Carlingford to Ballycastle

A travel blog entry by jenh1211

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... of the Giants Causeway. Deciding that was far enough for the day, so we could spend tomorrow going across the north coast we chose Ballycastle for the night. Ballycastle is a pretty and busy coastal town on the Causeway coast. Would be a nightmare in ...

O'Cahan's and McCausland's, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

O'Cahan's and McCausland's

A travel blog entry by kyajade

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... scenic and pretty, taking us pretty much the whole way along the rugged Northern Irish coastline before arriving an hour later in Ballycastle. The bus dropped us directly opposite our hotel, which was great, so we went straight in and got checked in to ...

Signs, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

Signs

A travel blog entry by marklattanzi

Here a video we made after cycling in Ireland for just over two weeks. We got lost a lot. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJX1lbRgTtg ...

Giant's Causeway, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

Giant's Causeway

A travel blog entry by ramblingnarativ

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The rope bridge, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

The rope bridge

A travel blog entry by colinhardcastle

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Out of Portadown, and ready for some serious scenery. We're lucky enough to have blue skies today! We head for the north-east coast of Ireland, and the scenery is spectacular. We drive through the Antrim Hills (and now I can understand Hamilton Harty's ...

Derry to Ballycastle, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

Derry to Ballycastle

A travel blog entry by zednik

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We started by visiting Dunluce Castle – it was pretty crap, but at least we didn't pay to get into it. Next was the Bushmills Whiskey Distillery tour, which we had to wait an hour for, so we walked around the Bushmills town. That took 15 minutes, ...

Videos of Ireland, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

Videos of Ireland

A travel blog entry by marklattanzi

We're well into our Scotland cycle, but here's a few clips from our cycle around the Emerald Isle. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuf03C1fMmQ We're having a grand time, and think everyone should do what we're doing.  Seems quite a few people are - ...

We know why it is called The Emerald Isle, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

We know why it is called The Emerald Isle

A travel blog entry by cogo

It wasn't a very long drive from Belfast to Ballycastle, but it was a gorgeous coastal road that we took, and Bern drove almost the whole way - officially on fire with the manual driving now!! The road we took hugged the coast nicely, with cute seaside ...

Northern Ireland: Giant's Causeway & Ballycast, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

Northern Ireland: Giant's Causeway & Ballycast

A travel blog entry by andieviele

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... started with Bally...Ballymena, Ballymoney, etc. On our last day in Ireland we finally found Bally meant town or village. Ballycastle is a charming coastal town with a beach, which seemed to be rare in this land of dramatic cliffs and winding roads. ...

Clever title by DKL, Ballycastle/Ballintoy NI, United Kingdom travel blog

Clever title by DKL

A travel blog entry by dennislavin

Well, we spent a good portion of the day at the Giant Causeway - not quite the Grand Canyon but a must see.  The crowds were light which made it very ...

What a Driving Experience, Ballycastle/Ballintoy NI, United Kingdom travel blog

What a Driving Experience

A travel blog entry by dennislavin

Interesting drive from Dublin to the North.  We were happy not to get lost.  Dinner at the Tartine Restaurant in the town of Bushmills.  Great food and ...

hmmm where to go?, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

hmmm where to go?

A travel blog entry by mcafee1990

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... my many stress buster ways of getting through them was taking myself up the country to my Dad's place in County Antrim called Ballycastle a very quiet resort town by the sea where I could revise in peace without my two younger brothers distracting me from ...

Around Ireland and the Northwest 200, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

Around Ireland and the Northwest 200

A travel blog entry by turkey_to_tt

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... to eat. In the morning we headed off for our B & B accommodation at Clare Forest Cottage which is three miles out of Ballycastle where we were to be based for the next five nights while we attended the Northwest 200. The NW200 was the main purpose ...

Meeting the Clan!, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

Meeting the Clan!

A travel blog entry by kyajade

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Today we all had another mega sleep in. Gotta get them when we can! When we eventually felt alive enough, we walked down the street to go to the restaurant of the chef we met the night before, Bran. We sat down, got a drink, and Bran came out to say hi. ...

Off To Scotland - Or Not, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

Off To Scotland - Or Not

A travel blog entry by marklattanzi

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... We poked around on the isle for three quarters of an hour and then returned to the bikes and cycled the rest of the way to Ballycastle.  We arrived at 2pm and settled into a cafe for 4 hours before the ferry to Scotland. Around 5:30pm, we headed for ...

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