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Visit Carrick-a-rede rope bridge when staying at Ballygally Castle

Located on the Coastal Route Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge is a must visit for tourists, and one of the best things to see and do in Antrim.

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge is a famous rope bridge near Ballintoy in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The bridge links the mainland to the tiny island of Carrick-a-Rede. The bridge is mainly a tourist attraction and is owned and maintained by the National Trust.

A short coastal footpath leads to Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge. On the way, there are wonderful vantage points to stop and take in the natural beauty of the area. The geology, flora and fauna have won Carrick-a-Rede recognition as an area of special scientific interest. Fulmars, kittywakes, guillemots and razorbills breed on the islands close to the rope bridge.

When visiting Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge make Ballygally Castle your base! Located approximately an hours drive from the Rope Bridge, Ballygally Castle is the ideal location from which to explore the Antrim coastline. Search for best available rates here. 

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