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There is a massive selection of amazing things to do and experience in Northern Ireland and the best of them are in the surrounding areas near Ballinlea Cottage. To give you an idea of what the North coast can offer we have a list below, detailing the favourites.


Local (within 5-10 miles)

Things to see/do
The world famous Giants Causeway
Bushmills Distillery
Shopping locations (coleraine)
The Bushmills Railway
Events (Portrush Airshow, Northwest 200, Irish Open tournament)
Sea and River Fishing

Beaches
Portstuart Strand
WhitePark Bay
Whiterocks
Benone Strand

Golf Courses
Royal Portrush
The Valley
Portstuart
Castlerock
The Bush
Ballycastle
Greenhill

Walks
Runkerry
Bienevenagh

Eating Establishments
Bushmills Inn
Rumore Winebar
Cromore Halt Inn

Things to see/do elsewhere
The Titanic Quarter
Derrys Walls
Shopping locations (Ballymena, Belfast, Ballymoney, Enniskillen)
The Glens of Antrim
The Coastal Route road journey
Belfast Zoo




Helpful Links
Irish Open Golf
Hosted in Royal Portrush, the Irish open is a professional golf tournament on the European Tour, currently played at the end of June or early July.
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Portrush Airshow
This annual free 2 day weekend regularly attracts crowds of up to 200,000 and is now firmly established as Ireland's largest airshow.
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Giants Causeway
Resulting from a volcanic eruption 60 million years ago, these columns of polygonal basalt form an outstanding world heritage site.
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Northwest 200
A world famous street circuit motorcycle race held each May. Made up of public roads between Portstewart, Coleraine, and Portrush. With speeds in excess of 200mph, it is one of the fastest races in the world.
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