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Causeway Coast & Glens

 

Causeway Coast and Glens

Did You Know?

1.  Slemish Mountain near Broughshane, is said to be where Saint Patrick was held as a slave and herded sheep. People climb it every Saint Patrick's Day, 17 March in his memory.

2. The iconic Mussenden Temple was inspired by the Temple of Vesta in Tivoli, near Rome.

3. Rathlin Island was Robert the Bruce's refuge when driven from Scotland.

4.  The extraordinary geometric columns at the Giant's Causeway were formed as a result of volcanic activity over 60 million years ago.

5.The nine Glens of Antrim have always been known as 'a place apart' due to their mix of Irish and Scottish culture.