Six Things You Need to Know About The Giant’s Causeway
Surprises wait around every corner when you walk the trail of the Giant's Causeway. With every steps, you discover geological surprises, uncover the mythical features carved out in the rocks and the sea. Here is some quick information that you need to know:
1. Only World Heritage Site in Northern Ireland
This magnificent natural wonder is the only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Northern Ireland. With more than 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, it is the formed as as a result of volcanic and geological activity over 60 million-year-old legacy. This gateway to the world-famous stones provides a glimpse into the Earth's most ancient past.
|Varys, Game of Thrones|
2. Causeway and the Game of Thrones
Although it has not been featured in the Game of Thrones, you can hear Varys whispering into your ears. Yes, the hand-held audio guide comes with (English) narration by actor Conleth Hill, who plays Varys, Master of Whisperers in GOT, to guide you when you walk down to the stones.
You can ask for free headphones to attach with your audio guide. Place the device in your bag or pocket and enjoy the hands-free experience while you walk.
3. Visitor Centre
It is attractively designed, offering an interactive overview of the Causeway’s origins and stories associated with it. Usually packed with tourists of many nationalities, wandering through the display area. Must watch the animation of Finn McCool story on the big screen.
4. Legend and Folklore
The legend has it that a northern mighty giant, Finn McCool, created the famous basalt columns.
5. Stunning Walking Trails
The spectacular site offers four wondrous walking trails, recently upgraded, all colour codes and awash with breathtaking views of jagged cliffs and bays.There is a trail for every ability, from a pram friendly jaunt to a challenging coastal hike.