Bushmills Inn




Outdoor Activities

Embrace a giant spirit and explore the magnificent Causeway Coast

Escape to The Causeway Coast, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, for your perfect staycation.

Stay for a few nights in one of our elegant guest rooms, have dinner in our restaurant, enjoy drinks on our patio and awake to an Irish breakfast each morning which will set you up for the day. While you are here immerse yourself in the unrivalled experiences that the area has to offer, soak up the beautiful scenery, indulge in the local cuisine and most importantly feel the warm welcome from us all.

With the nearby picturesque seaside villages of Portrush and Portstewart, golden Blue Flag beaches and Northern Ireland’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site at the Giant’s Causeway, as well as a host of outdoor activities from golf to paddleboarding, there is no doubt that The Bushmills Inn is the perfect base to explore and enjoy amazing local food and drink.

Whether you choose a weekend break or a midweek getaway, we have your staycation covered. With no shortage of things to do outdoors, take a look at some of our favourites.

The Giant's Causeway
This breathtaking natural wonder of the world and most visited tourist attraction in Northern Ireland is home to the legendary Giant Finn MacCool. The Giant's Causeway, is recognised as one of Northern Ireland’s most precious landscapes, an UNESCO Heritage Site which is a geological wonder and home to a wealth of history and legend. The 40,000 basalt stone columns left by volcanic eruptions 60 million years ago, has captured the imagination of all who see it. Explore a state-of-the-art interpretation within the award-winning Visitor Centre to unlock the mystery, myth and legend of this amazing place as it offers a unique glimpse into the wonder that is the Giant's Causeway.

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
This is another one of the "can't miss" activities in Northern Ireland. Feel your adrenaline pumping as you cross this rope bridge suspended 100ft above sea level from the mainland to the small Carrick-a-Rede island and walk around the island to take in the spectacular views. Sway with the wind as you cross and take in the stunning views along the Causeway Coastal Route, best known as an outstanding area of natural beauty in Northern Ireland. Crossing the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge is an exhilarating experience, high above the water and open to the elements.

Sheans Horse Farm
Experience the freedom, fun and buzz of what the Causeway Coast has to offer from a different perspective… on horseback. At Sheans, Danny and his team can turn those dreams of horses galloping through the surf or across verdant countryside into reality with their extensive selection of off road horse riding experiences.
As well as leading you along paths and pointing out the sights, your guide will reveal legendary tales that have shaped this stunning landscape. You’ll meet people from the area who will warmly welcome you and of course, there are the beaches. Vast stretches of unspoilt coastline where you’ll trot, canter or gallop, with the wind in your hair and sea at your feet.

Activities Galore
Where better to explore the great outdoors than the Causeway Coast where there is an endless list of activities to try your hand at - miles and miles of cycling routes, surfing on a Blue Flag beach, kayaking, paddle boarding or coasteering. Or for a more relaxing day, there is no better place to play golf in Northern Ireland where you can hone your skills on the finest links courses. These are just a few of our favourite suggestions but there is plenty more to see and do right on our doorstep so check out our Attractions page and book yourself an unforgettable staycation (Special Offers).

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