Carrick-a-Rede

Important notice -

Peak visitor times at Carrick-a-Rede are Saturday and Sunday, 2pm - 4pm, June thru August. We encourage visits outside these hours for reduced queues at the bridge. Thanks.

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge was first erected by salmon fishermen in 1755

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Things to see and do

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What's on

Upcoming events

North Coast Summer Scheme

Mon 25 Jul 2016
09:00-15:00
Join us for a '50 things to do before you're 11 3/4' inspired week of activities. Site visits to special places like the Giant's Causeway, Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge and Rathlin Island - as well as lots of fun and games! Bring a packed lunch....

Go Wild with the Rangers

Fri 29 Jul 2016
10:00-12:00
Join our rangers for a morning of fun and adventure and we will will help you complete some of your '50 Things To Do' challenge.
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Eating and shopping

A Carrick-a-Rede mug by Tracy Beattie

Treat yourself 

After a bracing coastal walk - and braving the rope bridge - you'll have worked up an appetite for a delicious treat in our Weighbridge Café. Don't forget to browse the gift section for a souvenir - the majority of our gifts and souvenirs are crafted by artists or producers from the UK or Ireland.

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History

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Groups

Visitors crossing the rope bridge with the sea in the background

The perfect place to bring your group 

We have a wealth of things for groups to see and do on visits here, as well as exciting special interest tours.