Carrick a Rede Rope Bridge


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Connected to the cliffs by a rope bridge across the Atlantic Ocean, Carrick-a-Rede Island (home to a single building - a fisherman's cottage) is the final destination.

Suspended almost 100 ft (30 m) above sea level, the rope bridge was first erected by salmon fisherman 350 years ago.

In 2016 Carrick-a-Rede welcomed the highest number of visitors ever to this exhilarating rope bridge experience.

As a conservation charity we are committed to preserving and protecting our special places and spaces for everyone to enjoy. This includes protecting ongoing conservation, managing health and safety and trying to ease traffic congestion around the site.

New Booking System

Timed tickets has now been introduced. Visitors will be able to purchase tickets from 09.30, with the last ticket sale at 18.15 during peak season.

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For group and coach booking procedures for Carrick-a-Rede please visit:

Timed tickets are only valid on the day of purchase and cannot be pre-booked.