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Dunluce Castle

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Address: 87 Dunluce Road | Co. Antrim, Portrush BT57 8UY, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: +44 28 2073 1938
10:00 - 17:00
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Best toasties. Great service. Don't be in a hurry. If you get a good day it's a fantastic setting. Small but quaint.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Took my nephew who was visiting from Australia around the North coast to see all the sights. Admission charge far to expensive with no concessions for pensioners,would certainly not visit again as its run by National Trust.

Thank bike320
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Best toasties. Great service. Don't be in a hurry. If you get a good day it's a fantastic setting. Small but quaint.

Thank Tetty3619
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cool ruins to walk around in. Not the most impressive castle in all of Ireland but worth a stop. It is cool to go around the bottom and see where the boats could come into dock during a calm low tide.

Thank Jaime T
Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice place to visit, if you're nearby! Dunluce Castle is a large ruin with a spectacular view over the Atlantic ocean. The ruin is located on a cliff, over the Atlantic ocean, to get to the ruin you have to walk a hundred meters on grass and over a bridge, terrain is easy, even for elderly people.... More 

Thank Isepise
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

1) FYI: there's a free app you can install before the visit that will provide you with historical background and 3D reconstructions of the buildings. 2) look for the outline of the galley carved on a stone in the gateway... it'not so easy! 3) if you have kids take them to the archaeological exhibit, where they can learn a lot... More 

Thank GLa D
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most interesting thing I found about the castle was it's history of changing hands between mercenary factions betraying each other. I also liked the archeology of the buried town

Thank John M
Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spectacular views and real history. Well worth a visit. £5 per adult admission. Nice at sunset . Take your camera.

Thank Michelle J
Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed stopping at Dunluce Castle. Picturesque setting, with some significant ruins remaining. There were no crowds when we went, which made it enjoyable -- we drove by a day earlier, and lines were evident, so we postponed stopping one day. It would not take more than 45 minutes to see the entire site. Would recommend, however, for the more... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a site. What an incredible castle. Ruins a top a rugged cliff overlooking the Irish coast and ocean. We were all really impressed. Traveling with my parents this trip and they are mad keen Game of Thrones fan. This castle was used to some extend as Castle Greyjoy. They were thrilled we fit this into the drive for them.... More 

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Logan, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dunluce Castle has some of the most spectacular views. The ruins are amazing as well. I would say the views make it worth the money to go in and see it.

Thank k2hirschi

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