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Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge

119a Whitepark Road, Ballintoy BT54 6LS, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 6609
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Ranked #3 of 4 Attractions in Ballintoy
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The cliffs/rocks/islands/waves crashing here are spectacular, and that is not just a cliche. I suffer from vertigo quite badly and I was dreading the rope bridge. Incredibly though, I did not suffer the usual jelly legs, stomach spasms & panic, and was (almost) able to look down. This place has a charm different from the cliffs of Moher and is... More

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Bradford West Gwillimbury, Canada
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12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We headed out to see the rope bridge. I read a lot of information about people being nervous crossing the rope bridge. However, the walk there and back is both beautiful and a lot of work - especially on the way back. It's worth the trip but be prepared to get some exercise. The rope bridge isn't as long as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

It's an unforgettable experience. The bridge itself won't take much of your time but you can spend a while walking around! FYI You need to walk around 15-20 mins to get to the bridge. The views are magnificent and we truly enjoyed visiting that place. The water had a beautiful blue/turquoise colour and I'm sure we'd have stayed a bit... More

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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152 attraction reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

This was one of the highlights of our trip. We were a little worried about the heights, but it was not an issue at all. There's about a 15-minute walk to the rope bridge, and it's a pleasant well-paved walk along the coast. Brilliant views. The rope bridge goes out to a small island. Nice views here. We were lucky... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Its unique in all of Ireland and GB! You've got to experience it for yourself! Take the wobbly bridge, high above the rocks and watch the sea-gulls soaring - from above! Its not physically strenuous - but it takes some 'grit' - especially on a wet and windy day!

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London, UK.
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Memo to NT HQ. - Sack the manager at this site! Having queued for half an hour to descend the entrance road to the car park, we were told when we got there that the rope bridge had been closed off because of too many visitors and that we could not even stop in the car park (there was some... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Ridiculous pricing, again £ 5.60 each and purely for the overseas tourists who flock here to qeue for a photo on the bridge, you can see better views along the coastal viewpoints for free or walk the coastal path. Go late or very early to avoid coach parties and be prepared for the steps to and from the bridge. Unless... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

First of all, its a bit of a trek to get from the parking lot to the bridge. Its about 20mins or so down a winding path and up and down lots of stairs. If you have mobility issues, this might not be for you. The bridge itself is not very long but its still a bit of a fright... More

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Tipperary, Ireland
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133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

This is lovely, the walk down has beautiful scenery and the bridge itself is definitely scaryish.. my legs were like jelly after it ha. Lovely to finally do it after seen so many pictures of this famous landmark

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Dublin, Ireland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

The National Trust would want to train some of its staff in customer service. Ordered tea, sandwich and panini at 5. Woman at till said that the panini machine had been turned off and offered it cold. Said they'd be closing at half past...how long does it take to heat it up...is it steam-driven??? Also, yerman at the bridge was... More

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