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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
09:30 - 19:00
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Just the place if you're in the mood to walk on a rope bridge..

It's a fun thing to do. It's a 10-15 min walk from the car park (in parts quite steep) along a track to get to the rope bridge so best to have on sensible footwear. Run by... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2016
St Albans, United Kingdom
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Daventry, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Great experience, but it was a busy day and the guides rushed everyone along so fast that you really didn't have time to relish the walk across - or maybe to get too scared to cross! Guides were under pressure I do realise that, but they were waaaay too bossy and sharp with people who had paid to make the... More 

1 Thank Linda P
St Albans, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

It's a fun thing to do. It's a 10-15 min walk from the car park (in parts quite steep) along a track to get to the rope bridge so best to have on sensible footwear. Run by National Trust so there is an admission fee. As shown in the picture the rope bridge connects to a small hillock and the... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

It's not just the rope bridge it's also the kilometre walk out and back from the car park. Views are outstanding throughout. And the bird cliffs allow close up views of gulls and guillemots. There are around 100 steps though and some people would find this troublesome. There are decent toilets and cafe and shop.

1 Thank Estelle C
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

The scenery in the area is very beautiful. We were able to see the Mull of Kintyre from the cliffs. However, the climb down to the rope bridge is quite difficult with a number of uneven steps. We visited with my 70 year old mum and we were all able to get to and cross the bridge but allow a... More 

1 Thank seenewplaces2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Nice walk up to bridge. Bit of a wait at the bridge but worth it. £5.90 is a bit steep though. Would be good day out for tourists

1 Thank Elizabeth B
Westhoughton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Quite a long walk from the car park (and steep on the way back) but well worth the effort. Allow yourself plenty of time though and even the least athletic of us can make it. Don't be put off by the bridge itself, once you are on it it's not as scary as it looks. And above all the views... More 

1 Thank KJR10000
Mechanicville, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We had no idea what to expect but it ended up being a great walk and plenty of fun. Definitely worth the money. Very picturesque and we were blessed with sunlight. Don't expect to do much after you cross other than come back, however the other side offers a great spot to take pictures of the cliffs and shore. Make... More 

2 Thank Tradmusic
Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

We drove to Ballintoy from Belfast via the causeway coastal route, which is breathtaking - who knew that the Irish Sea could be Mediterranean blue??? The scenery at the rope bridge was absolutely beautiful so, against my instincts as a big softy, I wanted to make the most of it and walked the bridge. Thankfully it's quite short, and I... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Be ready for a long walk but it is worth it for the rope bridge entry onto a historical Salmon fishing island. Beautiful photo opportunities abound. Not for the faint hearted but a great activity for the whole family.

1 Thank Slugga39
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Pleasant walk along the cliffs overlooking pretty beaches. The rope bridge is fun to walk across with some lovely views up the coast

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