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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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Picturesque Ireland

Lovely part of Ireland, both historical and informative. Beautiful surrounding countryside & lovely food

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Lovely part of Ireland, both historical and informative. Beautiful surrounding countryside & lovely food

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tipperary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

this is a fabulous castle to visit. If you like Castles and love the history of the buildings and trying to imagine what it was like to live in them when they were fully functional then you will love this.

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Free admission only added to our pleasure in visiting Dunluce. You can see it from an overlook on the Antrim Coast, but that will not be enough. Yes it is ruins, but it comes with a book that tells you all about those ruins. We like ruins - abbeys, castles, forts, etc. You use your imagination about what came before... More 

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Belfast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Stunning views on the coast and good local history guides/audio tours available. Good access and facilities available on site too

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Portage, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This castle wasn't on our list of things to do during our trip to Ireland but Erna our bed and breakfast host in Portrush suggested it and we are so glad we went! It was so fun to explore the old ruins and the view of the castle from the cliff sides is breathtaking. It is rich in history and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I went off-season and then it’s a lack off busses. So I walked from Dunluce to Portrush where the busses re more frequent. I do not regret it. The castle was lovely, but the walk from here was excellent.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This was one of my favorite ruins to visit because of the location. It was gorgeous! We were there in April 2012 - and I'd definitely go back, and probably pay more attention in the small information center where you pay this time around to gain a full appreciation and understanding of who built it and why - but I... More 

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Quiet Corner, CT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We arrived a tiny bit late, and so were unable to get into the castle, but it didn't matter AT ALL. This whole area is absolutely formidable, and we loved climbing waaaaaay down deep below the castle and taking in its strength. You really don't want to miss this castle ruin--even if you only have a few minutes--it's worth the... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Dunluce is on the coastal road between Portrush and Bushmills/Giant Causeway - a couple of miles outside Portrush. It’s easy to access, even by public transport - there is a special bus linking all the attractions every hour in the summer. At first glance it looks like a ruined castle, on an admittedly stunning cliff top location, maybe just worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

When we saw this we had to stop. It's big and in ruins but very interesting. It's a wonder it's survived this long as close to the sea as it stands! Something to see for sure!

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Address: 87 Dunluce Road | Co. Antrim, Portrush BT57 8UY, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-2073-1938
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Portrush

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