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Antrim Coast Road

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Address: Northern Ireland

An undeveloped, scenic stretch of road that passes along the nine Glens of...

An undeveloped, scenic stretch of road that passes along the nine Glens of Antrim.

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This is one of the most amazing road trips we have done. Northern Ireland is stunning. The coast road takes you through numerous experiences being it the fabulous views, well... read more

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92 reviews
52 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the most amazing road trips we have done. Northern Ireland is stunning. The coast road takes you through numerous experiences being it the fabulous views, well documented attractions or tiny villages and winding roads you cannot be disappointed but prepare for sharp intake of breath on most corners when you find yet another delight. The people... More 

Thank Smartizan
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is absolutely heavenly. Check the weather before you go as there is a quite a bit of walking. A lot of scenic roads to take pictures and this is a must visit if you go to Northern Ireland. You can't take pictures much on the rope bridge though :P The best way is to get a tour package... More 

Thank Gayani H
Lawrenceburg, IN
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188 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

If you're deciding where to go in Northern Ireland, do yourself a favor and drive the Antrim Coast. There is so much to see, and to see most of it takes only a day (a full day, that is). We drove from Belfast, through Coleraine, and started our eastbound drive at The White Rocks. From there we hit Magheracross View,... More 

Thank Linerguy
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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567 reviews
344 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,210 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This road is scary at night. There are the tunnels, built way back in a time of slow horses and carts. You approach in your speedy, heavy car, without much clue of whether someone else will roar around the bend on the other side to meet you head-on. I’d hoped to know from seeing their headlights sweep around in the... More 

3 Thank Steveodo
Helsinki, Finland
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120 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

If you are travelling by car and have the whole daylight time to use this road trip offers so many wonderful sights especially over sea (North Chanel ) towards Scotland and UK. Whether you will start anywhere between Portrush and Ballycastle (then you will visit also Giant's Causeway?) then you will drive a few miles inland a little bit higher... More 

Thank JaakkoTapio
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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35 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Really scenic drive with fantastic views and quaint towns. Probably worth taking a moment before you start to have a vague idea about what you want to see, otherwise you could either drive past something good, or stop every 5 minutes. However you do it, it's worth doing. As its scenic, obviously would be better on a clear day

Thank G12345W
Hamburg, Germany
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103 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This must be one of the most exhilarating coastal motoring routes around - from just north of Larne, right around to Portrush and beyond. Big tip: for some reason, the GPS sends you inland between Cushendall and Ballycastle, meaning that you miss what is perhaps the most spectacular part: right around Torr Head. The road is very small and winding,... More 

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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Great views. Weather unpredictable but then thats Ireland. Had an amazing time all over ireland. Everywhere is friendly helpful people.

Thank Anne L
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135 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We drove down from Ballycastle to Larne trying to get as close to the coast as possible. It wasn't until Cushendun that we got close to the sea but it was a lovely way to start. At Cushendun, we walked along the beach, over the river bridge and round to the Fisherman's Cottage followed by exploring the caves used in... More 

1 Thank ChrisGandTheBean
Derby, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Don't forget your camera. The whole route is full of Kodak moments. I have wanted to drive this route for years and it didn't disappoint. Make sure to the detours down to the small harbours like Ballintoy and stop at the viewpoints.

Thank FredFII

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