Magherabuoy House Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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... Derry may be a walled city, but those walls are pretty puny compared to the ones I’ve seen surrounding many ancient cities on the European continent. And they don’t surround much of historic or aesthetic interest. The most interesting building is Saint Columb’s Cathedral, the hilltop Anglican cathedral that was the first post-Reformation cathedral built in the British Isles. I was also quite intrigued by what looked like ...
technically free, parking around the site is 9.00 pounds (per person), which
includes a guided visit, audio guide, visitors center……and a whole bunch of
other things that I have absolutely no interest in. So I strategically got out
of the car before parking so we only had to pay for one person (OK, I can deal
with expensive parking at a premium site). The Giant’s Causeway itself is
seaside about a twenty minute walk downwards ...
... I thought I would make it in time for the last admission but I was 10 minutes too late. It turns out that it wasn't necessarily worth it as I could get great photos in areas that didn't require admission. I even "met" or saw the owner of Shutter magazine (a photography magazine) there, as he was personally doing a wedding photo shoot for an upcoming issue of the magazine. I was too scared to ask when it would be out, so I'll just have to keep an eye out for ...
... to shake it while I was on, making me want to kiss the ground when I crossed. But after crossing it, we had to cross it again to get back over. I was able to take a picture of what was below, but after the bridge started shaking with all the people walking on it, I shook and didn't look down. I am not scared of heights, but it does freak me out when I am not secured like in a plane or rollarcoaster. Speaking of which, that was the bad news. We were going to go to ...
... for about 5 or 10 minutes. On to Ballintoy, a magical little harbour. We would have missed Ballintoy, had it not been for our friendly jeweller at Ballcastle. He told us that most people bypassed it, but that the narrow, winding road down to the harbour was really worth a stop.
It was then on to the impressive natural rock formations of bassalt, which look man-made - The Giant's Causeway. The Giant's Causeway was better than I had ...