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“Great scenery” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge

Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge
119a Whitepark Road, Ballintoy BT54 6LS, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 6609
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Ranked #3 of 3 Attractions in Ballintoy
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Landmarks
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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“Great scenery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

A fairly long walk from the car park to the rope bridge for anyone who has a problem walking. The beautiful rugged coastline comes into view as you walk to the bridge. There is a photo opportunity at every bend. The rope bridge is not very long but if scared of heights it will be a challenge to cross it. When you comeback across the bridge take the left hand path to a viewing point that gives fantastic views of the rope bridge. A certificate can be purchased for £1 when you return to the car park.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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“Carrick a Rede Rope Bridge”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

It is exactly what you expect. There is rather a long undulating but beautiful walk (about a 1 km) from the car park and a steep set of metal steps to the bridge itself. Well worth the effort for the reasonably fit & able but those less able should wait for the rest of the family in the excellent Tea Room.
National Trust - Free for members.

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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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“Spectacular scenery”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

Well worth a visit. The rugged, spectacular coastline offers so much for people lucky enough to be in the area. Walking over the bridge is one of the bonuses. The walk to and from the bridge is not or those who have difficulty in walking, but well worth the effort... The guides who wait either side of either side of the bridge have interesting tales to tell...

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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“Great day out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Loved the bridge , scared of heights so I was a little apprehensive.But managed to cross - even managed to look down coming back. Only a short walk and lovely views approaching bridge. Very reasonable prices and lovely tea room.

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“Beautiful coastline”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Very close to the amazing Giants Causeway, this is a great place to visit. It is run by the National Trust, so is free to members. A short walk from the car park, you then cross a slightly scary rope bridge (with wooden planks to walk on). The views are delightful and we saw nesting birds on the cliffs.

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