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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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Positioned at the edge of its cliff side, this is a well preserved castle with good pre tour video. The weather was kind too which always helps.

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

Positioned at the edge of its cliff side, this is a well preserved castle with good pre tour video. The weather was kind too which always helps.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Whether the castle is open or closed, make sure you take the stairs down below the castle walls. There is a sea cave under the castle that is unreal. Castle gates close at 4:30 sharp

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Monroe, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My fourth time back with different family members -- always enjoyable and they continue to update the history information about the site . . .

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Drogheda, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to this place e of narural beauty is a must if you are in the area, we as a family where amazed at the way the castle has been turned into a place for all to enjoy, a real highlight of our trip

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Castle in ruins but views are very nice. Not much to see or do. A 5 minute stop at most. No real fee so I suppose worth a stop.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dunluce is worth stopping by because the ruined castle is pretty neat, the cliff views are stellar, and it won't take much time out of your day. Of course, that's because there's really nothing to do here but to briefly walk around. Having said that, we were getting tired of Irish castles with Victorian interiors (sorry if you like that,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful castle, sitting right on the edge of the landscape with sweeping views all around. Very understated and tasteful, you're left to your own devices to explore and enjoy. Unfortunately when we visited one of the towers was covered in scaffolding etc, but it just means we'll have to go back. For oldies, its set on a slightly steep... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Certainly a must-see when visiting the northern Irish coast. Easy to access, it invites to stroll around and learn about its history.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the first castle ruin we visited on our trip to Ireland and it was fantastic! The setting is absolutely beautiful as well.

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Katonah, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A brief visit is all you need to see these castle ruins. Watch the short movie first to gain a better understanding of what you'll see. You get some great photos.

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