The Giant's Causeway

The Giant's Causeway

And the North Antrim Coast

The definitive guide to one of Ireland’s greatest natural and cultural wonders. The Giant’s Causeway is a place where myth and science meet: were the spectacular basalt columns formed through the rapid cooling of lava from an underwater volcano, or created by mythical Irish giant, Finn MacCool?

Paperback: €10.99
Paperback: 128 pages
Size:234x156 mm
ISBN: 9781847179968

The definitive guide to one of Ireland’s most fascinating natural and cultural wonders.

The Giant’s Causeway is a place where myth and science meet. Were the spectacular basalt columns formed through the rapid cooling of lava from an underwater volcano, or created by mythical Irish giant, Finn MacCool?

For centuries visitors have explored the causeway’s unique rock formations. Today the Giant’s Causeway is one of Ireland’s most popular attractions, with three-quarters of a million tourists each year from all over the world.

This book takes the reader on an illustrated tour of this unique place. With a wealth of recent research into the landscape, history, folklore, wildlife and the underwater world, it includes walks and driving routes through the beautiful surrounding north Antrim coast.

Philip Watson

Philip Watson spent thirteen years as a coastal conservationist, caring for The Giant's Causeway and other sights on the North Antrim Coast. He is now a freelance writer and naturalist. He has a keen interest in environmental and rural issues and has worked in Ireland, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Newfoundland and Wales. He lives on the North Antrim coast.

'attractive ... a multi-faceted book'

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