Carrick-a-Rede

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

Carrick-a-Rede

What's on

Upcoming events

Ballintoy Rockhound Club meeting

Sun 19 Apr 2020
13:00-15:00
Calling all fossil hunters! Take a tour with the fossil hunters as members of the Ballintoy Rockhound Club enjoy an afternoon of exploration and discovery at White Park Bay.

50 Things' Month

Sun 03 May 2020
13:00-15:00
May is 50 Things' Month at Carrick-a-Rede, where we will have a 50 Things' themed event on every Sunday in May!

Ballintoy Rockhound Club meeting - July

Sun 05 Jul 2020
13:00-15:00
Calling all fossil hunters! Take a tour with the fossil hunters as members of the Ballintoy Rockhound Club lead an afternoon of exploration and discovery.
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Eating and shopping

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History

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Groups

Embrace the exhilarating rope bridge crossing at Carrick-a-Rede

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.

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Our work

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

Current vacancies at Carrick-a-Rede 

Explore the vacancies at Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

Booking Office at Carrick-a-Rede

5 Mins with...Lucy, our Bookings and Sales Assistant 

We want to share the amazing staff members behind the scenes that play a crucial part in welcoming all thousands of visitors every year. #PeopleBehindtheBridge

Fox Cub spotted at Innisfree Farm near the Giant's Causeway

Species that embrace winter on the Causeway Coast 

What winter wildlife could you spot out and about on the Causeway Coast this season?

Alice McGill, Food & Beverage and Retail Team Member working in the Weighbridge Tearoom

5 Mins with...Alice, our Food & Beverage and Retail Team Member 

We want to share the amazing staff members behind the scenes that play a crucial part in welcoming all thousands of visitors every year. #PeopleBehindtheBridge

Father and daughter having a picnic

Make your Picnic a Piece of Cake 

If you are searching for the perfect picnic spot this summer or looking for a change of scenery, the National Trust has shared its top tips for picnicking across spots nearby it’s special places.

The Clifftop Experience along the Causeway Coast, Northern Ireland

An Alternative Guide to the North Coast 

Explore a new alternative guide to the North Coast with some top tips for what to do and not to do at the Giant's Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede

Membership and Visitor Welcome Assistant Joanna O'Neill

Five minutes with...Joanna O'Neill 

Meet Joanna O'Neill, Membership and Visitor Welcome Assistant, she knows the best walking trails and most idyllic picnic spots to make your visit extra special at Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

A picture of the new heart defibrillator installed at Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge

Publically Accessible Defibrillator installed at Carrick-a-Rede 

Find out more about Carrick-a-Rede's new life saving equipment..

Matthew McMullan, Operations Manager at Carrick-a-Rede, pictured on the coastal walk down to the bridge

5 minutes with Matthew McMullan 

Meet our Operations Manager Matthew McMullan

Area Ranger Kevin Duncan

'No two days are ever the same as an Area Ranger' 

Meet our Area Ranger Kevin Duncan

Ciara McClements at Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge site

5 minutes with...Ciara McClements 

Find out more about the new Visitor Experience Manager for the Giant's Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede