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Coast and countryside car parks in Northern Ireland

The basalt columns of the Giant's Causeway and distant cliffs at sunset
The Giant's Causeway in Antrim, Northern Ireland | © National Trust Images/Joe Cornish

Discover some of the National Trust's smaller coast and countryside car parks, off the beaten track in Northern Ireland.


  • Glenoe
    BT40 3LG

East Down

  • Ballyquintin Farm
    BT22 1RG
  • Kearney
    BT22 1QF
  • Strangford Lough (Greyabbey)
    BT22 2RU

Mid Ulster

  • Ballymoyer
    BT60 2LA

North Coast

  • Cushendun
    BT44 0PH
  • Dunseverick
    BT57 8SY
  • Fair Head and Murlough Bay
    BT54 6RG
  • White Park Bay
    BT54 6NH

South Down

  • Dundrum Coastal Path
    BT33 0NG
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Head off the beaten track from some of the Trust’s smaller and more secluded car parks, listed here by region or country and complete with postcodes.