Even the shortest trip along the North Coast of County Donegal and Counties Londonderry and Antrim will showcase the amazing scenery. It’s no surprise that they have become world famous locations for film and tv.
The Causeway Coast and Glens are home to several scenes from Game of Thrones. Visit the Caves of Cushendun, Ballintoy Harbour, Downhill Beach and Dark Hedges to get a taste of the fantasy land of Westeros.
Location scouts were apparently so taken by the Wild Atlantic Way they handpicked locations to appear in the Star Wars movies. Malin Head forms part of the “Planet Ahch-to” and you can visit where the Millennium Falcon was built for “The Last Jedi”. Sign up for one of the many walking tours available and transport yourself to another world.
Whether you’re a movie buff or not, the breathtaking scenery, visitor attractions and heritage along the Wild Atlantic Way and the Causeway Coastal Route will remain with you for a lifetime. Let the Scenic Lough Foyle Ferry connect you on your next adventure.
Catch the sunrise at Grianan of Aileach, a hill top fort situated in Burt, Co Donegal. Head north until you find Sheephaven Bay and Horn Head with it’s natural blow hole, look out towers, stone circles and tombs, set in an Irish Natural Heritage Area. It’s also a Special Area of Conservation to excite bird and nature lovers.
Fifty miles stretch between the Walled City and Torr Head taking you through a mix of history, beauty and nature. Enjoy long walks and impressive views at Binevenagh Mountain and Downhill’s Mussenden Temple and no trip would be complete without visiting Carrick-a-rede’s rope bridge.
Finish off with a sunset stroll along the amazing Giant’s Causeway where Finn Mc Cool built a path to Scotland.
For a full list of filming locations in Northern Ireland visit Northern Ireland Screen.
There’s so much to see and do along the Wild Atlantic Way and Causeway Coastal Route – you could make a movie about it.