Dunluce Castle, Portrush

Experience medieval history on the cliffs of the Antrim coast at Dunluce Castle. Dating as far back as the 13th century, the now-ruined castle represents the rich history of Northern Ireland. Tour the ruins of the great hall to imagine how it must have looked in the past, or climb the cliff-top towers for impressive views of the coastline. Grab an audio-visual guide at the entrance to view animations of the castle’s structures rebuilt and hear information on the castle’s long history. Kids will love the audio treasure hunt, which leads them on a search for artifacts throughout the castle grounds. Using our online itinerary creator, Portrush attractions like Dunluce Castle can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We were so close to this place while we were staying in Portrush and passed it several times while we went to other places like the Giant's Causway and Carrick-a-rede rope bridge thinking we could see...  more »
  • A lot more to see than we expected and interesting info boards around the site. Nice little café in the car park - great scones!  more »
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  • Well organised, good information and all round interesting. There is plenty of parking and a nice cafe. Admission charge is reasonable (£15 for a family ticket) - highly recommended.
  • Fantastic! Amazing views and a great learning experience. Also great for all the Game of Thrones fans out there as the "Iron Islands" are modeled after this castle. A must see experience! Great knowledge from the staff, very awe inspiring.
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