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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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Dunluce Castle

Dunluce Castle is a medieval ruin set on the cliffs of the causeway coast in County Antrim Northern Ireland. Game of Thrones fans will recognise it as the House of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Moira, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stopped to visit but refused entry as we had our wee dog with us. We weren't willing to leave him in the car on a sunny day. We've been to so many attractions in England with our dog and never an issue so don't understand the problem here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Dunluce Castle is a medieval ruin set on the cliffs of the causeway coast in County Antrim Northern Ireland. Game of Thrones fans will recognise it as the House of Greyjoy. Entrance fee is £5 for adults, concessions and children (age 4-16) £3, under 4 free. All children must be accompanied by an adult and opening hours are 10:00 to... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived at Dunluce Castle right after they had closed down for the evening, so we weren't able to go in for the full tour. However, this is one place on my list that I definitely want to revisit because the views are spectacular and the story behind it is fascinating. Even without going in we still were able to... More 

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There can be few more dramatically situated castles than Dunluce, personally I think it's at it's best when seen from the east on an evening when one of the North Coast's tremendous sunsets providing a fantastic backdrop. The history of the place is entwined with the entire coast and Dalriada region. On a clear day looking across to Islay and... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was under some repairs...but it was very interesting and beautiful and oh, so old. A wonderful stop on the way to the Causeway!

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came a little late in the day and just did some exploring. Didn't go up near the actual castle but enjoyed the views from the area. Did some exploring in the cave that you aren't supposed to enter and got some great photos.

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bad points first, car park too small for the amount of traffic, castle shop is a joke staff (we met) not much better, not enough information boards about. Good side if you like Castles and there history. This place is very large in comparison to others and the entry fee is not that bad. Some stunning views to White Rock... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We're not game of thrones fans so that didn't mean anything to us. Very good example of a fortified manor house, unlike any castle I've visited before.

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Lisburn, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

interesting old ruins. nice for a walk on a good day and very picturesque. There's a lovely tea shop nearby though - its worth going for that alone

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These are the ruins of a castle that was important in the 16th and 17th centuries. It is perched dramatically and treacherously on the top of a cliff over the water. In fact, in 1639 a part of the castle collapsed and slid into the sea. I think that probably most visitors simply stop at the road for a photo... More 

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