Carrick-a-Rede, Co. Antrim

The rope bridge over Carrick-a-Rede

When visiting Carrick-a-Rede island, you’re guaranteed a memorable journey. You’ll reach the island by rope bridge over a 98 feet (30m) drop. The coastal views from the island are well worth the effort, stretching as far as Rathlin and the Scottish islands.

Did you know that Carrick-a-Rede is a site of Special Scientific Interest? That makes it perfect for spotting rare birds, flowers and wildlife. If you’re under 11 ¾, see how many things you can tick off your list of '50 Things to do’.
Find your favourite coastal walk on the island or along the mainland coastal path. Then settle with a picnic, or visit the Carrick-a-Rede café for some well earned refreshment.