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Blackhead Path

1 Old Castle Road, Whitehead, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9335 8000
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Beautiful Easter Sunday walk

You can't miss this beautiful walk and have a picnic ! We had a very sunny Easter Sunday walk and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul C
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Barcelona, Spain
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Sunday Stroll

My husband and I came along this walk on Sunday by accident. The walk is brisk and windy, so wrap... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
Sandra M
,
Belfast, United Kingdom
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“sea caves” (5 reviews)
“eggs” (6 reviews)
“lovely walk” (8 reviews)
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1 Old Castle Road, Whitehead, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9335 8000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can't miss this beautiful walk and have a picnic ! We had a very sunny Easter Sunday walk and we enjoyed the day. It is a "must see" if you are visiting Northern Ireland. Bear in mind the only 10p loo is situated in...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

My husband and I came along this walk on Sunday by accident. The walk is brisk and windy, so wrap up warm. The scenery is breathtaking, and the path has historical sign posts along the way. Part of the path is closed, but you can...More

1  Thank Sandra M
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Great sunny day during the Christmas holidays, so we went to the famous Black Head Path for some exercise. There was a scattering of oystercatchers in a field by the path, shore birds with long, orange beaks. Up in the fields on Muldersleigh Hill I...More

1  Thank Steveodo
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

This would be five stars if only the whole path was open. If you want to see the lighthouse, then take the high path and you can walk up around it. On a bright day, the views are amazing. Well worth a visit. Then pop...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Best way to clear your head and get fresh air into your lungs. The Blackhead path is perfect whatever the weather - the caves suit a stormy setting, creating an eerie feel throughout the walk. The views from the cliffs are spectacular on a sunny...More

1  Thank lucyahs420
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

An amazing walk, some great views over Belfast lough and really picturesque cliffs. Pity the path to the cliffs is closed off, clearly because money can't be found to fix the hand rails, plenty of people finding a way round the gates and enjoying the...More

Thank Pete M
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

The interesting thing about this path is that you never know where in the world the people you pass will be from. I have met people here from Singapore, Germany, and France. I was here when television reporter Sara Moore was interviewing a local and...More

2  Thank Hanni_LR43
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

A wonderful walk for all the family. Beautiful views and plenty to photograph. Unfortunately the walk was curtailed as there is a danger of falling rocks so alas we were unable to walk the whole route which really is the highlight (have done it several...More

1  Thank Terence K
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Its a good idea to bring binoculars when you walk the Blackhead Coastal Path. I saw rabbits, a heron, a lizard, guillemots, razorbills, an oystercatcher, rows of rainbow bands refracting through the lighthouse lenses, plunge-diving gannets, cormorants, gulls, a mystery bird hopping about in a...More

1  Thank Steveodo
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Beautiful walk which leads to blackhead lighthouse with wonderful views across the sea to scotland.Lots of great information boards for tourists which explains a lot about the history in the area.There are some toilets at the carpark .Great tea room called Whitehead tea room for...More

2  Thank Jacinta F
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