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Group visits to the Giant’s Causeway

Group of visitors at Giant's Causeway, County Antrim
Visitors at Giant's Causeway, County Antrim | © National Trust Images/John Millar

Find out all you need to know about bringing your group for a day out to the Giant's Causeway. Discover information to the ensure your trip is well-planned and thoroughly enjoyable.

Group visit information

Discover all about the fascinating myths surrounding the causeway including local history and legends. Spend time in the visitor centre to learn more about this special place or take a walk and experience the natural environment of the coastal landscape.

The visitor experience charge includes

  • Reserved on-site coach parking
  • Use of hand-held audio guides (available in 11 languages)
  • Access to the Visitor Centre’s exhibition and interpretation area
  • Entrance to the shop, café and all facilities.
  • Minimum 15 people required to qualify for group rates
  • Separate entrance for group arrivals
  • The allocated time for group visits is 2 hours
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Visitors being shown a route map at the Giant's Causeway, County Antrim | © National Trust Images/Paul Harris

Additional information

  • All groups must be pre-booked at least 72 hours in advance.
  • Group visits can either be invoiced (subject to having a credit agreement with the National Trust) or pre-paid with a credit card 72 hours in advance.
  • Group visits cannot pay on arrival.
  • Free admission and complimentary refreshments will be offered to your driver and guide accompanying your group.
  • Guides and group organisers may make a free preparatory visit for planning purposes. These visits must be pre-booked by contacting the Booking Office.
Group of children rockpooling at the Giant's Causeway in County Antrim
Group of children rockpooling at the Giant's Causeway in County Antrim | © National Trust Images/Chris Lacey

Free familiarisation visits for group leaders

If you're planning a group visit you can request our free Travel Trade Pass and you and a friend or colleague will gain free entry to over 300 of our places throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland for 12 months. There’s nothing quite like seeing or experiencing somewhere for yourself to help you plan a successful visit. To receive your pass, call 0344 800 2329 or email us at

Who is eligible for free entry?

Registered tourist board guides (on production of a valid badge), coach drivers and tour leaders escorting groups of 15 or more. National Trust members also receive free entry, so it is at your discretion whether to refund the entrance fee to members if you have included it in your package – this is not refunded by the National Trust.

Members must bring their current membership cards with them to avoid paying the full group rate. If any of your group would like to join the National Trust please direct them to our Membership page or call 0344 800 1895.

Contact us

Giant’s Causeway is the perfect place for a group visit. If you would like to plan your visit, please contact us at:

Tel: +44 028 2073 3419

Visitor at the Giant's Causeway, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

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