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“truly great drive”
Review of Coast Road

Coast Road
Ranked #2 of 35 things to do in Larne
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 21, 2013

i think that when you are a local and are used to something, you tend to not to appreciate how magnificent, or not, your area actually is.the coast road from larne to glenariff is indeed one of those magnificent things to do/experience. the road itself was constructed in the 1800s and travels more or less flat the whole way right beside the sea.the land on the other side is beautiful with the likes of ballygally, glenarm and carnlough villages where you can pop in for an ice cream on a warm sunny day.if you look a bit closer you can tell what this place was like over millions of years.in glenariff (waterfoot),you have red soil which indicates that this once was a scorching hot desert.going towards carnlough if you look at the high rocks towering up, you can see a limestone layer(once a sea) and on top of that a massive layer of volcanic rock.interesting if you are into that sort of thing.anyway,give it a try, you just might enjoy it!!

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Reviewed July 16, 2013

Wow, what an amazing drive along the coast! Not to be missed! If your not used to driving on the left side of the road, take a tour bus or taxi!

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Reviewed July 2, 2013

beautiful sandy beaches, mountains in the background, lovely meal and friendly people at the local golf club.

Thank Suzanne C
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Reviewed June 9, 2013

This was the most beautiful drive I've ever had. Views of the clear ocean as far as the eye can see on one side and cute coastal villages and lush greenery on the other side. You just can't lose!

2  Thank J M
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Reviewed June 2, 2013

Narrow winding road was nearly the death of me as I was stunned by the scenery around every curve! Through lovely little coastal villages, you can spend hours and hours driving this gorgeous coastline.

2  Thank 1Buckaroo1
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