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Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge

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Address: 119A Whitepark Road, Ballintoy BT54 6LS, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 2076 9839
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09:30 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Giant's Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge Day Trip from Dublin

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Nice little novelty, but not a day out.

It's a bit of a hike from the car park to the bridge so wear sturdy footwear but it is beautiful so there are lots of spots for a good photo. The bridge itself is exactly as... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a bit of a hike from the car park to the bridge so wear sturdy footwear but it is beautiful so there are lots of spots for a good photo. The bridge itself is exactly as advertised, an old rope bridge. It does attract quite large queues as only 8 people can be on the bridge at a time... More 

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Rope Bridge on our way to Giants Causeway as my daughter and partner wanted to cross it. My husband who is afraid of heights also decided to conquer his fear and cross the bridge encouraged by a lovely guide called Lawrence who has been working there for a number of years. My fear of heights was too... More 

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belfast
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great day out called first at the dark hedges then travelled the few miles to carrick a rede rope bridge . I hadn't been here for a few years and used our national trust cards .it is a great walk of just over 0.6 mile to the rope bridge .the weather was kind and it is great to... More 

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Thank BelfastGeorgebest
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

So many photo opportunities on the walk down/up, as the views are breathtaking. Good sturdy footwear is a must, as it is a long walk up and down and there are a lot of loose stones covering the ground and steps, but once you cross the bridge, be aware it is very bouncy, it is worth the journey. If you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had very good weather when we went. The scenery was amazing and very pretty. I'd say it's photogenic. But I don't think it's good for small children that like to run around. There aren't many rails and there are cliffs.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here in January, although very cold wet and windy... Had a great day... I finally went over the rope bridge.. It was scary for me... Jelly legs lol... Prices. Adults £5.95. Not sure how much for kids.... Long walk to the bridge.... About 20 mins... But nice place in summer.. There's a coffee shop.... Picnic tables... Toilets.... Parking.... Free...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a blustery but beautiful walk to the bridge & back and you could't help but want to take a million photos but no matter how hard you try you can't quite capture being there. It was thrilling walking the bridge, too! We stayed nearby in Ballycastle, we had breakfast at out B&B and set off, when we arrived... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Over a four-day weekend in November, 2016, my 30-something year old daughter and I took the Giant's Causeway tour out of Belfast and included the Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge on the trip. A brisk walk from where the tour bus left us, we felt the wind and a bit of rain, all pretty much normal for that time of year in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this place, first of all the car park was free, as were the toilets, which were very clean. In the cafe the staff were so helpful, I have a gluten problem but they went out of their way to adjust a deal so I could benefit. The soup was fantastic. The views are fabulous on the way to... More 

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Ennis, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While it wasn't nearly as scary as people have said, the views were magnificent! It was short, much of the island was not open for access and the two workers there didn't seem to be on the same page--one would say, "It's late--just get over the bridge and take your photos on the way back" while the other would say,... More 

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