Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge

Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge

The Carrick-A-Rede rope bridge was first established in 1755 – nearly 265 years ago! In its day there was only one single hand rail and the odd wooden slate every few steps. It was highly unsafe and a real thrill seeker may have found the excitement in crossing. The bridge has massively evolved from then to create a safer experience whilst keeping the excitement and thrill of crossing intact. Located along a stretch of the North Antrim Coast, the Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge sits roughly 100 feet over the hollow waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

The crossing is often considered daring and for thrill-seekers due to the bridges tendencies to sway in the wind and the drop from looking down. We find this is a great stop and a great piece of the North Antrim Coast to include on our Giants Causeway Tour and our Giants Causeway Package Tour. Year on year the bridge has seen an increase on the amount of visitors and recently the Rope Bridge advise that visitors book time slots a head of their journey to Carrick-A-Rede, this can be done via clicking here.