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ballintoy harbour, game of thrones, northern ireland, uk, causeway coast, roadtrip, ursula schmitz

Somewhere I read that one should go to the Harbour Café in Ballintoy and have some breakfast there as it is such lovely place and I love a good breakfast at any time. To my surprise, there was almost a little traffic jam while I passed by a  beautiful white church and then went down the narrow road to the bottom of the cliffs. The café must be really fabulous when so many people are here!

After I snatched one of the few parking spaces I suddenly knew where all these people came from (or came for…)

ballintoy harbour, game of thrones, northern ireland, uk, causeway coast, roadtrip, ursula schmitz

Balinntoy harbour was used in the second season of „Game of Thrones“ as „Lordsport in the Isle of Pyke“ and also as the Iron Isles. Still getting some food was more interesting at that very moment. And I definitely will recommend the café in the harbour, you won´t miss it – there is only one!

And afterwards a nice walk around the harbour!

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View of Sheep Island. In the summertime, sheeps were taken to the island per boat to spent the summer there and enjoy the grass. Today it is an Area of Special Scientific Interest due to its cormorant (an aquatic bird) population.

ballintoy harbour, game of thrones, northern ireland, uk, causeway coast, roadtrip, ursula schmitz

View towards Scotland.

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