Things to see & do

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Fisherman's cottage

Carrick-a-Rede was once home to a flourishing salmon fishery. Tours available on request

Group visits

If you're visiting us as a group, we have lots to see and do. You can find out more on our groups page so that you can plan and book your visit before you arrive.

Calling all kids

Have you completed your 50 things to do before you're 11¾ scrapbook yet? Why not make a start with birdwatching at Carrick-a-Rede.


The way it used to be © National Trust / Carrick-a-Rede

The way it used to be

The rope bridge at Carrick-a-Rede attracts many tourists to the North Antrim coast every year. But did you know that the bridge was first erected by fishermen more than 250 years ago. The Atlantic salmon was the fish they were after and for a long time a flourishing industry marked this place.