The Gobbins is a cliff-face path at Islandmagee, County Antrim, on the Coastal Route. It runs across bridges, past caves and through a tunnel,along The Gobbins cliffs.The cliffs are recognised for their rich birdlife, important geology and notable species.
The Gobbins was created by an Irish railway engineer called Berkeley Deane Wise. He designed and built the path as a tourist attraction for the Belfast and Northern Counties Railway Company. The path first opened to the public in 1902, with visitors paying to enjoy a ‘perfect marvel of engineering’. The Gobbins drew worldwide acclaim, with newspapers declaring that ‘the varied beauty of this cliff path baffles all description’.
Carrickfergus Castle is a Norman castle situated in the town of Carrickfergus in County Antrim, on the northern shore of Belfast Lough. Besieged in turn by the Scots, Irish, English and French, the castle played an important military role until 1928 and remains one of the best preserved medieval structures in Ireland.
Glens of Antrim, known locally as simply The Glens, is a region of County Antrim. It comprises nine glens(valleys), that radiate from the Antrim Plateau to the coast. The Glens are an area of outstanding natural beauty and are a major tourist attraction in north Antrim. The main towns and villages in the Glens are Ballycastle, Cushendun, Cushendall, Waterfoot, Carnlough and Glenarm.
|START TIME||Your Accommodation / 8:00 AM. Approximately|
|END TIME||Approximately 6:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable Clothing, Walking Shoes, & Sunscreen.(Summer Months)|
Entrance Fees –
Carrickfergus Castle – £5.00 Adults — £4.00 Children (age 4 – 16 ) — £3.00 Seniors
The Gobbins Coastal Walk – £10.00 Adults – £8.00 Children (Under 16) — £6.00 Seniors (Over 65)
Before you book…
The Gobbins is a strenuous outdoor experience and is not suitable for everyone. To ensure that our visitors are protected and have the best possible experience, please follow this link, www.thegobbinscliffpath.com/bookings/cliffpath-booking/ and read the important safety information before you book.
Please note prices are quoted in Sterling as we are travelling in Northern Ireland (UK)
We can customise this or any tour to facilitate your interest and preferred destinations.