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Watch: Belgian tourist rescued from Giant's Causeway chimney stacks

A Belgian tourist in Northern Ireland has been rescued off the rocks at the Giants Causeway.

The 21-year-old got into difficulty while climbing the iconic chimney stacks at the Co Antrim beauty spot on Monday afternoon.

A rescue operation swung into action and the Coastguard helicopter called to the scene.

The tourist was winched to safety off the rocks.

He was checked over and found not to have suffered any injuries.


Giant's Causeway

Giant's Causeway

Giant's Causeway

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