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Dunluce Castle

Address: 87 Dunluce Road | Co. Antrim, Portrush BT57 8UY, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-2073-1938
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2-Day Northern Ireland Tour from Dublin by Train...
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Ranked #5 of 18 Attractions in Portrush
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Cultural
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Type: Castles, Cultural
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Stanwood, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

I've been to the N. Ireland coast several times now and no trip is complete without a stop at Dunluce Castle. No need to spend hours and hours there (unless you want to) Dunluce and surrounds can be enjoyed in a couple of hours of viewing. The castle and grounds are meticulously maintained and with just a bit of imagination,... More 

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Hradec Králové, Kralovehradecky Kraj, Czech Republic
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Nice and well-preserved ruins by the sea. Very nice service at the reception. Nice view of the cliffs. I took advantage of student discounts for admission here :). You can buy coffe to go in pub near to car park.

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Dublin
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55 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This castle looks quite stunning, perched on a cliff top, overlooking the sea with magnificent views of the coastline on a clear day. An interesting enough castle - I didn’t bother with the audio guide - sometimes I think these can give information overload - but there was enough information boards throughout the ruins to keep me informed. Make sure... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This castle has it all -- intact architecture, absolutely stunning views, thorough exhibits with accompanying audio guide remotes, and a friendly staff who is willing to recommend restaurants and hotels. Definitely make a point to stop by if you find yourself near--it'll be worth it. visited several castles in all states of repair and this was by far the best... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The castle ruins are right on the edge of the cliffside, there is a great audio tour, and one for children too. Staff really helpful and friendly. Lovely views. Worth visiting for an hour or two.

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Dublin, Ireland
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82 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

In Portrush for the weekend and a visit to Dunluce castle came recommended. Beautiful ruins. Well preserved. When we arrived we took a talk around the castle and got to see it and the great views. Ticket price to get in is a bit steep. The audio guide they give is hard to follow. Found myself getting not knowing what... More 

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Algarve, Portugal
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14 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

beautiful, went there after staying the night in portrush so we were early morning and it was not open to the public yet " 10:00am open " but still got some cracking photos

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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

It's worth just driving up to this place but park up and go down the steps to the right. You'll see a beautiful cave underneath with the waves crashing through. You aren't allows it but you can still take in the breathtaking views and history. There is an information board outside so you can learn more about it there.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Dunluce Castle is a stunning historic landmark on the famous Causeway Coast and Glens coastal route. Spectacular backdrop and fascinating history.

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Kildare, Ireland
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Beautiful castle on the cliffs! Fantastic way to spend an hour or so close to Portrush. The castle is magnificent, and the audio guide is an excellent way of imagining the castle as it was 100s of years ago. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit!

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