Bring the family closer together with the Scenic Lough Foyle Ferry. With a multitude of day trip experiences, beaches and activities right on our doorstep, your summer holidays just got more interesting!
Only one mile from our Greencastle terminal lies the beautiful Stroove beach, the perfect spot for a bit of swimming and sandcastle building. Further on is the stunning Kinnego Bay, home to the Armada ship La Trinidad Valencera and popular for fishing. Only 20 minutes drive will take you to both the “Small beach” and “Big Beach” only 50 yards from Culdaff village, very popular in summer with a host of activities that both kids and adults will enjoy. Less than 40 minutes drive and you’ll be amazed by the sandy Pollan Beach located in Ballyliffin and the stunning Doagh Island. The historic Doagh Famine Village is a must see, telling tales of how our ancestors survived the harshest times, and being completely covered it’s perfect for rainy day visits. This is just the start of your Wild Atlantic Way adventures!
Less than five minutes from our Magilligan terminal and you’ll be faced with 7 km of sandy goodness in the shape of Benone Strand. Filled with gorgeous scenery and plenty of watersports for kids and adults alike during summer months. Less than 40 minutes drive and you’ll discover Portrush with two sandy beaches to enjoy, a must for surfing fanatics! Or walk the sandy dunes and enjoy the beautiful white cliffs of Whiterocks Beach. You can’t wander too far along the Causeway Coastal Route without finding a special seaside sight.
Travel back in time and visit the many castles dotted along the northern headlands. Dunluce, Dunseverick and Northburgh Castle’s are worth a visit as well as is Fort Dunree Military Museum. If the weather turns a bit rainy then spend a few hours at Greencastle’s Maritime Museum and Planetarium.
Maybe you want to take a more active excursion with the family – Carrowmena Activity Centre, Foylehov Activity Centre, Tullagh Bay Equestrian Centre, Dunfanaghy Stables and Glenveigh National Park will keep you on your toes.
And don’t forget, no day trip is complete without an ice cream! Stop at one of the many ice cream shops available on your travels.