Local Craft and Gifts at Carrick-a-Rede

Retail shop at Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

Indulge yourself in nature at this special place as you explore the earthy shades, vibrant tones and rich textures of this year’s retail collection, you’re sure to find the perfect gift for a friend or a treat for yourself.

Following the steep journey down to the Carrick-a-Rede site, you will be greeted by the quaint white wash building called the Weighbridge Tearoom which is home to some delicious local treats and a wonderful array of beautiful bespoke products designed specifically for the visitors of the Carrick-a-Rede site.

The Weighbridge Tearoom at Carrick-a-Rede
The Weighbridge Tearoom at Carrick-a-Rede
The Weighbridge Tearoom at Carrick-a-Rede


Pick up a bespoke souviner from our local craft range which will help you to reminise on your visit to this special National Trust place. The retail range offers everything from a Carrick-a-Rede scenic key magnet, easy to pack in the travel luggage - to the indulging range of locally smoked seasoning products made close by in Ballycastle using traditional wood smoked methods.


Inspired by nature and heritage, our products are rooted in the places that we look after. Every purchase you make goes back into looking after special places, for ever for everyone.


Plus, 90% of the craft products sold within the Weighbridge Tearoom are made here in Northern Ireland. We are dedicated to supporting local craftspeople in their practice, many of which create unique products inspired by the incredible landscape which surrounds us, and some of which are exclusively sold to our visitors.

Bespoke Carrick-a-Rede craft
Bespoke Carrick-a-Rede craft
Bespoke Carrick-a-Rede craft

Embrace the atmosphere and browse the collection of high-quality craft products, both a variety of traditional and modern. From limited edition scarves which are sure to become essential piece in the wardrobe and a key conversation starter, or how about a little piece of wildlife in our ceramic handmade collection or a fresh scented linen bags to fill your home with seasonal charm.


Joining the collection are some classic favourites; pick up a carrick-a-rede shopper bag, a statement piece from the Irish Aran knitwear collection, or a nautical print.

Gift shop at the Weighbridge Tearoom
Gift shop at the Weighbridge Tearoom
Gift shop at the Weighbridge Tearoom

But if you’re stuck on the perfect gift to pick, why not give the gift of adventure?


Give the Gift of Adventure 


Whether it’s sweeping views of coast and country, space to stop and breathe or the feeling of discovering hidden secrets in historical homes, we know some things are impossible to wrap. 

Treat someone you love to a whole year of special moments with National Trust membership this Christmas. 

Plus, we’ll send you a pair of binoculars when you pay by annual Direct Debit. Whether they love exploring historic houses and castles, cycling through countryside or walking along the coast, National Trust membership is a gift to be enjoyed all year round.

Your 2019 membership pack

A gift that keeps giving

While they’re making the most of their membership, the money from your gift helps us care for the places they visit and keeps them special for ever, for everyone.

We offer a range of different memberships to match the perfect person

Find Something Special 
Why not request our latest catalogue of products and be inspired to find something different for that perfect present to yourself or someone you care about