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Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge

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119A Whitepark Road, Ballintoy BT54 6LS, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There's a little bit of a walk to get here which includes some small hills and PLENTY of steps. There are several seats along the path to help you take in the sights and catch your breath. Once you cross the bridge, you get to...More

Thank Roxy C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On a one day tour of Northern Ireland (Belfast, Giants Causeway, Carrick a rede) I visited Carrick A Rede. The bridge itself is not long .... that’s not is what is special about this place . The easy walk to the bridge is stunning, breathtaking!...More

Thank TraveLifeInc
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not what I expected but enjoyed going over the bridge. Not for the faint hearted especially as we went a windy day! Staff were lovely and worth the trip if your visiting the Causeway.

Thank Kate P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a lovely experience. The rope bridge was short but thrilling. No admission fee to walk as far as the rope bridge entrance but you cannot cross the bridge to the island without a ticket - which is sold 164 steps backward at the...More

Thank cbfield
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful walk to the bridge and interesting history. It is not a long bridge but thank goodness because were so scared both ways. I couldn't be happier I did it and I recommend to others but I may not do again haha Its safe- a...More

Thank Kim F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The rope bridge was not very long, but the £8 each we paid was worth it for not only walking across the bridge but the lovely island we crossed to, the views were amazing, and just a thoroughly enjoyable time.

Thank norfolkess
Reviewed 4 days ago

Walked across the rope bridge on a windy day. Have to say it’s not a long bridge, but I was happy when I came to the end of it because the wind seems to make you feel more vulnerable and up against the elements. That...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

When you hit the Antrim coast , there are 2 must do tourist attractions 1.Giants causeway & 2. Carrick-a-rede rope bridge. Best to hit both attractions later in the day as there are swarms of tourists flooding there. Honestly its a rope bridge & nothing...More

Thank crashing c
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited the bridge on a Sunday afternoon around 4pm. It's a walk of about 1km (15-20 minutes) from the car park to the bridge. There was then a queue of about 10 minutes to go across (they only allow a limited number of people...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Be ready for a bit of a hike, up hill and down dale, but it's worth it. You may have to wait a few minutes to cross the bridge but the scenery will keep you entralled. Stunning views!!!

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27 August 2018|
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Response from travellerinyellow | Reviewed this property |
Yes they take cards
27 August 2018|
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Response from alejestem | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry that I can't give you a concrete answer. I was on an 'organised' coach tour, so everything was booked in advance. I'm sure you can pay by card. If not... play on the whole "we're tourists and we only have... More
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Response from Marisa S | Reviewed this property |
I would not risk it with a baby, even if in a baby carrier. If it is windy, the rope bridge sways quite a lot so balance is important. When we visited, my 2 year old waited for us with the grandparents on the other side.