Torr Head
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jaypea
Hoboken, NJ43 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2022
long and windy road to get there but the views along the way and at the destination are well worth it. road is narrow but not scary edge-of-the-cliff scary. torr head is a beautiful viewing point if you can get yourself up the steep climb. there is a dilapidated house at the top. climb the rusty ladder for even better views.
Written September 17, 2022
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Murray H
Brisbane, Australia182 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
If you brave the narrow windy road and some blind corners, this drive is a fantastic experience. We followed the road from Cushendun to Ballycastle. The scenery and landscape are amazing and the short steep walk up to Torr Head is certainly worth it. Don't be afraid of the drive, just do it!
Written July 26, 2023
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James S
London, UK38 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2016 • Solo
Whilst out motorbike touring on the Antrim Coastal Route this winter, I followed the brown Tourist signs to this View Point/ Tourist Spot.

The tight twisty roads, hugging the high coastline are in themselves a must do, following the signs for Torr Head, on the Torr Head Scenic Route.

It is a lovely spot, on a clear day, with amazing views of the ocean, the Antrim coast, far off knife edge horizon and with Scotland clear in the distance.

There is a narrow parking area for vehicles, easily accessed by car or motorcycle, but it is advised (both route and location) not suitable for coaches/caravans/motorhomes.

Having parked up, there is then a steep walk up to the Torr Head view point.

Once on top, there is an old and dilapidated building, which sadly is full of crude and offensive graffiti, and which is dangerous to enter, so my advice is not to!

If you go around to the right side of the building you can access a metal ladder to the roof, which is worth doing, as it is the highest point to view from, just be careful!

You can find various places to walk around the building, and off the beaten track, but walker beware, it is dangerous in places, particularly if you go close to the areas of high coast line.

I would have given it 5 stars, but it is sadly let down badly by the state of the old lookout building, but if you ignore that, be careful, and just take in the amazing views then it is very good.
Written March 25, 2017
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Tundraclown
Chicago, IL165 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
Most terrifying road on the planet, but the views and the sites on Torr head are totally worth it. Do your research before you visit, as there is a lot there to explore and you need to know where you are going. Bring WATER PROOF HIKING BOOTS!!!
Written November 7, 2019
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NLxpat
Katwijk, The Netherlands169 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 • Family
While driving in afternoon the Causeway Coastal Route starting from Carrickfergus we came across a roadsign "Torr Head Scenic Route" directing to a small road blocked for larger vans/trucks. As per map this detour would be close to coast compared to the Causeway to Ballyvoy . Hence we went for this detour.
Good decision : small (parts less than 1 1/2 car wide, apart from passing areas ) , winding road - but rather free of traffic (though one should be prepared , and be able to drive backwards for a couple of 100m - worst case) . Beautiful scenery and great views.
But spectacular views all the way - and a beautiful road for those that love to drive . We didn't climb to Torr Head viewing point though as there had been sufficient rain to soak the countryside and it was pretty stormy (and chilly) too.
This scenic drive has a side-road (close to Ballycastle) that leads to Murlough Bay. Really nice drive and more great scenery.
Written March 15, 2019
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lmitravel
Calgary, Canada378 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018 • Couples
The drive to get to the view point is a bit gnarly, I do admit. In October the winds were absolutely ferocious and we could feel our car shaking a bit as we drove the curvy roads to the top. Once there, the main event is climbing ALL THE WAY up to the plateau above the ocean for what will surely be one of the most unforgettable vistas. I am a seasoned traveler with all sorts of views in my memory trunk (and on my memory cards!) and this was an speechless moment for me. The wind was knocking us off our feet as we climbed up, but it was 200% worth it. If you only get out of the car take a few photos and leave, you will miss tremendous beauty that will be revealed just a ten minute hike up the hill. Bring your best windbreaker and GO!
Written November 18, 2018
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bobjanh
Brisbane, Australia2,233 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2017 • Couples
There is wonderful scenery from Torr Head and all along the narrow, windings roads that lead to the headland.

The last few km leading to the small car park at the base of the head is particularly narrow and steep. Parking is only available for a handful of cars: fortunately you can judge whether there are spaces from the top before the descent.

From the car park a short but steep walks lead to the top of the headland and offers great views, including across to Scotland.

A recommended deviation.
Written June 11, 2018
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scubalover61
Caledon, ON66 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Couples
Driving to Torr Head from the south on Torr Road was perhaps the closest I've ever felt to a living roller coaster, with the 200 foot drop on the one side, rock wall on the other, the road 7 feet wide in spots and supposedly two way. We met a garbage truck and had to back up a winding hill to get out of his way. Reaching Torr Head in the rain after this was a relief, and very peaceful. Unfortunately, due to inclement weather, we could not see Scotland.
Written April 21, 2018
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preglad
New York3,531 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2017 • Couples
The multifaceted, sometimes serpentine Torr Head Drive is generally a welcomingly undisturbed exploration in shoulder season. It's one of those lesser traveled options at the heart of a better overall Irish exploration. For us, what's best in Ireland tends timeless in affect and the engagement of options such as Torr Head's a primary interaction with that essence.

I'm frequently torn between a desire to trumpet such splendors for others to engage as opposed to sheltering those gems from insurgent disruption. I've seen what's happened too often all throughout Western Europe over multiple decades of repeated visits.

Torr Head: To tell or not to tell--not an easy question for a contemporary Hamlet oriented struggle.
Written October 29, 2017
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Fitzer16
County Dublin, Ireland52 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
Spectacular scenery but road is very narrow and twisty with hairpin bends. Cross your fingers that you don’t meet another car. Actually needed first gear for some of the steep hairpin bends.
All of the above refer to heading north towards Torr Head. Fantastic views though only passengers can appreciate them!
Written October 10, 2019
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