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Dunluce Castle

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Address: 87 Dunluce Road | Co. Antrim, Portrush BT57 8UY, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 2073 1938
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Well no matter what i thought of this castle i knew id feel at home As I'm a mcquillan i have a connection to dunluce castle It was great being there with my father and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well no matter what i thought of this castle i knew id feel at home As I'm a mcquillan i have a connection to dunluce castle It was great being there with my father and son...3 generations in a connection to our history The castle is what you would expect from a ruin on the edge of the ocean....cold and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not to be missed, this is an amazing castle. There is an interesting history display on show as you pay, before you go into the castle, which is worth a visit. Good parking and very reasonably priced. Cave at the bottom of the castle, but beware there are a lot of steps both going and coming, if you don't want... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove by Dunlcue Castle after visiting the Giant's Causeway. He pulled off & decided to just walk around the castle instead of in it since the price to go inside was pretty steep. It was a fun place to stop, explore & take some photos.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit ! Beautiful views and interesting history. Wrap up as its cold and it closes early in the off peak season

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a sight! One can only wonder the stories those walls witnessed (and the craziness when the kitchen fell in the ocean!!!). Sadly you can only contemplate it all from afar.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Dunluce Castle. The ruins are much more extensive than we had thought. There are information boards throughout and you get a map with your admission charge. Some of the views are spectacular! The little museum about the archaeological excavation is interesting and should also be included on your visit. Most definitely worth a visit!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never fails to impress. Stunning ruin clinging to cliff face. Entry £5 per adult but worth it. Like a movie location

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I arrived at Dunluce Castle at what turned out to be 3:30pm last Saturday. The castle is open until 4pm, and we were walking down the lane when a worker started to lock the gates. He was on his phone at the time, and I said "Are you closed?" to which he raised his finger, instructing me... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to visit - there is an admission fee if you want to go properly into the ruins. But you can also take the steps down towards the sea (which are to the right if you looking toward the sea), and walk around the castle without paying admission. The views of the coast from here are absolutely beautiful. You... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Love this place... Love this castle and it's history... Good day out especially in summer time.. Not good in winter lol very cold and windy... You pay to get in this place.. Parking outside the grounds...

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