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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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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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We visited Carrick-A-Rede rope bridge on a good-weather day and though it was a long walk to get to the bridge, it wasn't so bad since it wasn't raining. The views along the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 June 2016
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

We visited Carrick-A-Rede rope bridge on a good-weather day and though it was a long walk to get to the bridge, it wasn't so bad since it wasn't raining. The views along the walkway were really lovely and my group enjoyed the bridge walk. It's rather interesting to think of the people who used to use this bridge (and not... More 

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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

This is not an experience you can get anywhere. It's a lovely walk anyway, and walking the bridge is very special.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

This was a highlight of our tour of Northern Ireland. We were lucky to go on a day with no wind, even though it was freezing cold, so we were able to walk over the bridge. Once we were across we sat on one of the grassy slope of an island and just soaked in the scenery. we walked as... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

A 1K stretch out towards the rope bridge which is smaller than you would imagine it to be. You have to pay £5.90 per person but if you have a National Trust card (which my dad does) it's free. I would generally say, it is worth the money but there are a lot of tourists.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

The bridge is NOT for everyone. First off- LOTS of strenuous walking to get to it and secondly, not for the faint of heart. That being said- SO COOL! I am not a spring chicken- My fitbit said I did 70 flights of stairs and 15 miles total for the day on my sojourn to various sites in Northern Ireland.... More 

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Encinitas, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

The rope bridge is easy to find. I became concerned when there was 6 coaches in the parking lot. The cost is £5.90 per person, but I figured how often am I going to be in Northern Ireland. From the ticket booth it's just about 1 km to the bridge. When we got closers to the bridge I noticed the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

The Causeway coast (and the Antrim Coast Road) are both real pleasures but you'd be unwise to visit this region and miss the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge. Even if you visit at a time when it isn't open to cross this location is a visual treat and the member of staff on duty at the bridge was knowledgeable and friendly. Definitely... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

My favorite photos from my trip to Northern Ireland were taken here. I have been skydiving twice, and I was a bit shaky crossing this bridge. I am SO happy I did! The water here is comparable to that of the Caribbean, and the views are beautiful! It's a tiny bit of a hike out to the bridge, but worth... More 

Thank Kristin B
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

We went to the bridge as part of a day's excursion from Belfast. We had nearly 2 hrs to complete the return trip and needed most of that. As NT members it was free but there is a charge otherwise. It is also quite a long walk down to the bridge, someone said there were 160 steps as part of... More 

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Gouda, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

When visiting this bridge some decades ago, i more or less promised myself never ever to go across. Way back then the rope bridge was a challenge, a scary swaying 'thing' that hung over choppy waters. There was no car park and you had to find your way to the site by walking along the road and then descending on... More 

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