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Dunluce Castle

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Address: 87 Dunluce Road | Co. Antrim, Portrush BT57 8UY, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-2073-1938
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$121*
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Northern Ireland including Giant's Causeway Rail Tour from Dublin

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The visitors centre video made the visit so much more!

Best castle in NI. The history that came from the visitors centre set us off on a great adventure! The history of the families was thrilling, and tied a lot of my previous... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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north carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Best castle in NI. The history that came from the visitors centre set us off on a great adventure! The history of the families was thrilling, and tied a lot of my previous readings together. We both loved this castle and it's surroundings! And out weather was fabulous. I have since purchased a history book about Dunluce and was not... More 

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Dublin
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28 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

As my better half was a Mac Donnell before we married this was a visit to where her foots were. Its in a very beautiful location and the audio handsets give a very good account of how it worked in the times gone by

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Morrison, Colorado
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I was the first arrival and checked out the information office and rented the audio. It must have been an amazing home and the ocean view was incredible. Close to the Giant Causeway.

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We visited with two other families, which meant 6 adults and 6 children all together. The kids loved having their own treasure hunt with their handset, which was great! It also was safe enough for them to explore - although it is good to keep an eye on them anyway!

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Bordentown, New Jersey
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This was one of my favorite things I did when I was in Ireland. The castle ruin is a well kept attraction with lots of history. How many castles have you been to that were built on the edge of a cliff wall? We took the self guided audio tour and found it to be very well done. We then... More 

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Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

While I did find a lot of the castles I visited in Ireland were beautiful, this one was very unique. It is literally right on the cliff side on the ocean so the views are amazing. There is also a path below closer to the water where there's a small cave and a view from under the bridge. Just driving... More 

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Ballyclare
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We spent a few hours here this afternoon. The weather was perfect, cold and windy so that just added to the "authentic" feeling my imagination was chasing. If you're into history and castles, and have an imagination that's willing to run wild then this is the place for you. It also offers the opportunity to explore a little more of... More 

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Manson, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Our first tourist stop having arrived in Dublin and drove to Portrush to start our Irish Road Trip! Lots of history here, and well presented at this castle. Just the ticket for our first stop as we learned a lot about the area, the castle, etc. The grounds are well maintained and obviously care taken to keep the area inviting.... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Stunning views and a nice bit of history. For the kids there's a treasure hunt that keeps them busy. I think it was about a half hour visit to do everything so it can be a quick stop when in the area. Not much of a gift shop.

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Portrush, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Brilliant place to visit, right on the beautiful North Coast. Convenient to Portballintrae, Bushmills and Portrush. Tea Rooms and parking available. Plenty of beautiful places to visit near and around. Royal Portrush Gold Club a few miles down the road our championship course. This area really worth a visit. Live near Dunluce Castle.

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