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Murlough Bay and Fair Head

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Address: Nr Ballycastle, Ballycastle, Northern Ireland

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So beautiful - Scary drive

This place is gorgeous! The drive is scary but fun. Do all the hills in 1st gear. Really beautiful and worth it at least for the driving experience

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Seauntelle
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Galway, Ireland
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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is gorgeous! The drive is scary but fun. Do all the hills in 1st gear. Really beautiful and worth it at least for the driving experience

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Cashel, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spectacular views and they are all free the beaches are amazingly beautiful make sure your camera is fully charged as you will take hundreds of photos.

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Europe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hiking out to Murlough Bay and Fair Head seems like an easy hike from Ballycastle, but make sure you do some research into trails, distances, and the weather if you're going to do it - can be very slippery on the rocks and "trail". You can walk along the roads to get to each, but if you're planning to do... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

stunning views, superb scenery, winding single track minor road in a barren and remote part of the world.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is Main Head Northern Ireland. It s the north northern most point of Ireland. Well worth the trip Take your winter clothing. Scotland is only 13 miles from you! I

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Burlington, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Beautiful views of the Irish Sea, from above, driving the coastal road passing pastoral farmland on hills surrounding the coast. Another Game of Thrones filming site.

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Thank SLT1962
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The road from hunters bar to Murlough Bay and Torr Head is an amazing trip breath taking scenery well off the beaten track with amazing views of Scotland on a fine day Mull of Kintyre and Ailsa Craig are easily viewable. The road is narrow and twisted following the coast if you don't have a head for heights avoid this... More 

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Thank John H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

What a drive, well worth the excitement of hairpin curves, beautiful views, country life up close! The farmers must get tired of people putzing around on their farm roads. Every farmer waved! We had to pull over for a few farm vehicles, don't forget to tuck in your side mirror when meeting others! What a spectacular view of cattle, sheep,... More 

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Thank Liveshealthy
Bushmills, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Have been here many times as we live locally the bay is fantastic with stunning views across to Scotland. We always park up at the top and walk down to shore but it is a hike back up to the top and you do need to be fairly fit and have proper walking shoes. If you drive further down the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Well worth finding: so tranquil and a seal popped up to say hello. Bit of a steep winding road down to the bay, but well worth it.

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