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“A wonderful position on the coast”
Review of Kinbane Castle

Kinbane Castle
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Ranked #2 of 19 things to do in Ballycastle
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yorkshire
Level 5 Contributor
88 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“A wonderful position on the coast”
Reviewed 15 August 2013

The castle remains are on a promontory rising above the sea in a wonderful position to view the sea and the rugged coastline. Great photo opportunities.

Visited August 2013
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eatons hill, queensland
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Worth the Effort”
Reviewed 22 July 2013

The path to the castle has been fenced off (for safety I suppose) but is not hard to get over the fence. It is well worth the effort as the ruins are great and you get a fantastic view of the coast. The bird life is amazing also. Once down there you feel like you are on an island.

Visited June 2013
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Limerick
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31 reviews
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“walk closed off, still a nice stop”
Reviewed 27 June 2013

It wasnt the nicest of days, so we weren't devastated that we couldnt walk out to the castle. It is much quieter than many of the other places along the coastal route. There is little left of the ruins, but interesting to look at.

Visited June 2013
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Stunning find off the beaten track!”
Reviewed 7 June 2013

And what a beaten track it is to get to this castle, technically the path to it is now closed, but a little fence jumping from the more intrepid explorer proves worth it. You will need to be very careful whilst walking to the castle, as the path is pretty much destroyed now, so sliding down a slope is a real danger. But if you get to the castle, it is set on a little island with a ruined fishers house, and the views of the surrounding countryside, Rathlin Island, and Scotland are stunning.

Visited May 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Fabulous a must”
Reviewed 29 November 2012 via mobile

Well worth the walk down the staircase to the ruins a hidden gem that's free of all national trust charges! Fabulous

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