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Dunluce Castle

87 Dunluce Road | Co. Antrim, Portrush BT57 8UY, Northern Ireland
44-28-2073-1938
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Ranked #6 of 18 Attractions in Portrush
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Waterford, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

loved it. loved the way you get a personal head phones and can wander at your own pace. fab location. very romantic

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Find the history of places fascinating. Spent hours here looking at everything. Where we live, there is a replica of one corner of the main building that was built in the 1800s and is still used as a family home today. South Australia

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Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Very interesting old ruin with lots of history, well worth the visit, you can transport your thoughts back to how it might have been in. The 1600's. One of the first organized townsites.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Interesting castle ruins worth a stop. The visitor centre provided audio tour guides that were quite well done--just the right amount of information to understand the history of the people in the castle, but not too much to slow down the tour.

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Houston, Texas
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153 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We went here today on our tour and it was the first stop. We were able to see how this place existed in the past and how much of it exists now. If in Northern Ireland make sure you see this Castle. It was the first castle we saw in Ireland.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The castle and surrounding area is taken straight out of a novel. Or rather, its the description would fit in perfectly with any classic novel. This is a must see for ant trip to Northern Ireland

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Northern Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Superb castle ruin on north coast.. Very scenic area.. Easy access by road. Just off main coast road between Portrush and Bushmills. On local bus route. Approx. 200m from castle car-park.

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Pasadena, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

In Ireland and Northern Ireland, there are so many ruins that you can't possibly see every single one you encounter. However, if you are on the coast, be sure to stop at Dunluce Castle. Much of the castle is still standing and it's possible to see the coves and caves under the ruins as well. We were there on a... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We weren't originally going to go all the way to the North Coast, but my husband was so excited about it that I caved. I'm glad we stopped at the Dunluce Castle and really appreciated that we had downloaded their app before visiting to allow us a deeper glimpse into the site's history. Even though it's mostly ruins, it was... More

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Moree, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

What you imagine a castle to look like on the cliffs edge jutting out of the coast line. don't need to go inside to appreciate.

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