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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  • I've seen a lot of castles. And in Scotland, and in France, and in Belgium and I have to say that this did impressed me, though I thought that the castles I'm immune. The castle is beautifully situated, very well maintained and something is, you should spend on a tour of 30-50 minutes.
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  • Absolutely stop. Really worth the detour. We take full eyes for £ 5.5. Free parking. WC and small shop at the entrance. Very well explained and one can easily imagine the place as it was centuries ago. Don't worry to cross the small bridge even if you dizzy!
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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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