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All reviews car park steep steps hidden gem well worth the effort the cliff kinbane head be careful narrow lane amazing views certain level by accident rocky outcrop carrick a rede rope bridge off the beaten path small ruin signal point around the corner
Kinbane Castle essentially a small ruin, but it's in a glorious location. Be prepared for a good hike (albeit on concrete steps) down and then back out. The castle was built precariously on a large rock that makes for some dicey footing. The seas were...More
This place is more off the beaten path from all the regular tourist traps in the area (Giants Causeway, Carrick-A-Rede rope bridge, etc) and a welcome respite. We had the place all to ourselves for about an hour.
There is a small parking lot at...More
Windy during our visit so care required at the castle. Could be difficult to cross with the tide in. Large drops between steps may be uncomfortable on the way down. The 140 steps are a challenge on the way up and a small gate half...More
We counted the steps! 150 down on concrete steps with a railing then 30 more steps up to the ruin. The lower part down doesn't have a railing but is very safe. This is a wonderful old ruin located out on the peninsula and we...More
You can envision him riding a stallion on the grounds. Everything you would expect to see in a weathered old castle. Amazing views, rolling greens, and rocky cliffs. You could even go so far as to say it is romantic, which is a word I...More
If you are in the Bushmills area to see the Giants Causeway, Kinbane is a great place to visit. We sort of lucked into discovering this castle ruin because of an Ireland travel sight. The castle ruin sits down below a cliff, on a small...More
This has to be the undiscovered gem on the North Coast. The castle ruins are relatively intact, but it’s their location right on the point of Kinbane head that makes it. You can almost touch Scotland as the waves crash around the rocks below. Stunning...More
I was there about a month ago, it looked to me like there was always access. just a decent path with no locked gates and no staff- be prepared for lots and lots of steps. The American lady who rated the castle terrible may... More
I was there about a month ago, it looked to me like there was always access. just a decent path with no locked gates and no staff- be prepared for lots and lots of steps. The American lady who rated the castle terrible may not have got past the public loos - these look like they are always closed.