Coleraine is a town with all you need and where you can see the lovely nearby coastal scenery and the famous Giants Causeway. For an evening of entertainment, you could visit the Riverside Theatre to see such performances as music, drama, comedy, ballet and film. There’s also a good selection of restaurants if you want to eat out, with a varied choice of cuisines.
If you’re shopping in the town, you’ll find a good range of shops and includes the Diamond Shopping Centre. For business, conference venues include those at the University of Ulster, Coleraine Campus and the Lodge Hotel and the nearest airport is Derry Airport, with Belfast International Airport and Belfast City (George Best) Airport just over forty miles away.
Coleraine Car Hire
Wherever you are in Coleraine, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Coleraine car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Why not visit some of these places while you’re in and around Coleraine:
Not far from Coleraine you can visit this famous UNESCO World Heritage Site coastal landscape with thousands of striking basalt columns, mostly hexagonal, formed by a volcanic eruption millions of years ago. The columns create an amazing sight, against the North Atlantic Ocean, and you can also enjoy the abundant wildlife of the area with many seabirds, and there’s also a Visitors Centre housed in in a unique and innovative building.
Just a short distance from Coleraine is this lovely sandy beach around two miles in length. You can enjoy the coastal scenery along with great cliff top views, and relax on the sand with a picnic by the sea, or enjoy sports such as surfing and jet skiing. There are many tall sand dunes to explore and are abundant in butterflies and you can also see creatures such as dolphins and whales. You can also visit the Bann Estuary here and watch the abundant birdlife from the Barmouth Bird hide.
Also located a short distance from Coleraine, you can come and visit this amusement Park where you can enjoy a range of rides and attractions such as a Looping Star roller coaster, and the spinning Cyclone ride, Helter Skelter and Ghost Train, as well as the Express Train and Dodgems, providing hours of fun for all the family.
You can enjoy the lovely scenery on coastal walks around Portstewart and Portrush and have stunning views over the sea and surrounding area from the cliffs. You can walk along the sandy beaches, cliffs, grassland and promenades and enjoy the fresh air, nature and landscapes.
Coleraine Leisure Centre
You can enjoy a great range of activities at this large Leisure Centre which includes swimming, a range of sports in the sports halls such as football, basketball, volleyball and badminton. There’s also a heath suite which includes sauna and spa pool, a gym and astroturf pitches.
Map of Coleraine, click the directions icon to open a larger map for driving directions from Coleraine to any other location.